Don't Fail: Get Reliable Internet Connectivity At Any Event

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SPOT is a new multi-modem 4G gateway from Phase Margin, In. that delivers reliable internet connectivity in at challenging dense crowd events with new fault-tolerant connection technology. SPOT provides a complete solution including wifi hotspot, video displays, and website.

Imagine this: marketing launches a novel experiential campaign targeting fans at live events. If fans Tweet, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat their experiences with the cool new product, the client will reach millions of potential customers. After months of planning and preparation, the campaign is poised for success. The team is onsite at the big event...

Except it fails. The internet connection is unreliable and slow. Users keep getting kicked off the network. MyFi and personal hotspots don't connect. The excited fans aren’t able to share. The onsite is a failure. No Tweets, no glory.

Unfortunately, this marketer’s nightmare is an all-too-common reality. It has happened to countless brands, many of whom have become our customers. SPOT, a 4G Gateway and WiFi hotspot, is our solution. SPOT is an anytime, anywhere internet connectivity solution, engineered to provide a reliable, fast internet connection using 4G LTE and hardline connections. It's convenient, easily run, and extremely effective.

SPOT technology performs better than personal hotspot or other 4G gateways, resulting in fewer dropped connections and improved data bandwidth.

  • Triple redundant 4G modems
  • Fault-tolerant link bonding
  • Active Quality-of-Service monitoring and feedback
  • Avoids WiFi channel congestion with active monitoring and selection

Here’s how it works. Our system continuously manages multiple 4G connections, bonding them into a single pipe that aggregates the bandwidth and balances the load. The fault-tolerant layer adds another level of resiliency that uses block-level Forward Error Correction, allowing the system to recover lost data, in most cases without retransmission. This improves link reliability by up to five times and usable bandwidth by between two and ten times better than personal WiFi or gateways. In stadiums and large events, this makes the difference between useless WiFi and usable WiFi.

Customers have taken SPOT into some of most challenging environments for connectivity and streaming, including SXSW, ESPN Gameday, Lollapalooza, and even the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court!

“Phase Margin was a fantastic partner for our multi cam livestream of a major Supreme Court rally. They delivered everything we needed right to us, and everyone up to the CEO got right back to me anytime I had a question. At the event, we were surrounded by more than 3000 people and were still able to deliver a clear and stable picture over their technology to our audience at home. The next time we need to set up livestreaming, we’ll be working with Phase Margin.“ - Marc Faletti, IT Director, Center for Reproductive Rights

With “anytime, anywhere” connectivity, SPOT provides customers with flexibility in planning and scheduling. No more four to six week pre-ordering with local internet providers, no more costly temporary internet connections. SPOT flexibility enabled Coke Zero activations at ESPN Gameday, and allowed producers to easily change locations as the football season unfolded. Phase Margin provided remote IT support each week for the onsite team through the SPOTCloud, a website that provides live monitoring and control of SPOT systems in the field.

For marketers, SPOT provides all-in-one services for onsite connectivity and engagement:

  • Dual band WiFi with Hotspot
  • Customizable landing pages with registrations
  • HDMI video outputs for streaming, video displays, and signage

By integrating these features with 24/7 remote IT support, SPOT is the onsite connectivity solution for marketing, sports and entertainment customers.

SPOT is available for rental and purchase and can be used on AT&T, Verizon, T Mobile networks in the USA as well as major carriers worldwide. Rental is $500 for three days and includes 10 GB of data, support and round trip shipping.

About Phase Margin
Phase Margin Inc., with offices in Wyoming and California, provides technology solutions to a variety of industries and customers nationwide. Using networking, signal processing and software technology, our products make internet connectivity, WiFI, and fan engagement possible in any environment.

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