Frontier Communications Corporation Deploys the Brightbox Smartphone Charging Solution in American Collegiate Sports Properties

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Enhances stadium and arena fan and student experience with complimentary and highly secure charging stations supported by the Brightbox Platform.

Frontier Communications Brightbox smartphone charging stations at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, WV.

"Highly secure smartphone charging providing global organizations with a powerful branding and marketing tool.”

Brightbox, Inc., the American B2B kiosk technology company and leading global provider of secure cell phone charging products, today announced the deployment of its platform-supported charging solution in partnership with a host of American collegiate properties and Frontier Communications Corporation.

Fans can now stay powered up and connected during their stadium and arena sports experiences by charging their mobile devices in Brightbox’s highly secure charging stations.

Frontier Communications branded Brightbox mobile device charging kiosks are now available for refreshing recharging experiences in football stadiums and basketball arenas across the nation, including:

  • Central Michigan University (Kelly Shorts Stadium and McGuirk Arena)
  • Duke University (Wallace Wade Stadium and Cameron Indoor Stadium)
  • Florida State University (Doak Campbell Stadium and Donald L. Tucker Civic Center)
  • Marshall University (Joan C. Edwards Stadium and Cam Henderson Center)
  • Miami Ohio University (Yager Stadium and Millet Hall)
  • Texas Christian University (Amon G. Carter Stadium and Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena)
  • University of South Florida Tampa (Sun Dome)
  • West Virginia University (Milan Puskar Stadium and WVU Coliseum)

IMG facilitated the three-year partnership between Frontier Communications, a leading national provider of high-speed-internet, phone & TV, and Brightbox. Frontier’s branded Brightbox charging stations will now be in numerous college football and basketball facilities encouraging customers to “Charge While You Cheer.”

“We are thrilled to support these great institutions of higher learning and meet the mobile power needs of their fans and students,” said Billy Gridley, CEO of Brightbox. “In a world where nearly everyone is always on-line, particularly students using mobile devices as a “second screen”, and there is no off-line, Brightbox secure charging is critical physical infrastructure and in-stadium technology that fulfills customer need, while providing global organizations with a powerful branding and marketing tool.”

Brightbox is unique because it offers organizations and marketers a trifecta solution: secure mobile re-charging, digital signage and interactive features, such as data surveys, SMS messaging and product coupon delivery. Unlike other providers in the market, the Brightbox platform is open for management of a network of connected, out-of-home charging kiosks. Partners and clients can access the Brightbox platform to directly manage their own video content and messaging, download reporting data and analytics, remotely support their fleet, and conduct marketing and lead capture campaigns.

As the global technology leader in the field, Brightbox offers a breadth of locker key choices: secure masked on-screen pin code, mag stripe cards (financial, customized and loyalty) and RFID. Brightbox was the first secure charging solution on the market to offer USB-C charging support for the latest generation of smartphones. Brightbox is committed to delivering secure, safe and reliable power for mobile users when they need it most, with a hardened LINUX-based connected platform solution and kiosk product offerings that are the most innovative and sophisticated in the marketplace.

About Brightbox
Brightbox® is a B2B kiosk technology company providing venues with a best-in-class mobile device recharging and digital marketing platform. Founded in 2011, Brightbox delivers advanced and innovative solutions, and has deployed over 800 secure recharging kiosks in 10 countries and 22 American states and 4 Canadian Provinces in a variety of vertical markets including retail, entertainment, hospitality, events, healthcare, transport and government.

Enterprise customers include AOL, American Airlines, Baystate Health, Cadillac Fairview, Caesars Entertainment, Christie’s, Citibank, Comcast, Coca-Coca Company, Columbia University, CUNY, Dream, Fifth Third Bank, Grand Bazaar Shops, HBO, Hilton, Honda, Hyatt, IBM, IMG College, Intel, JC Penney, MGM, Memorial City Mall, Mount Sinai Health, New York Red Bulls, Newad, Omni, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Phoenix Suns, Planet Hollywood, Samsung, SeaWorld, Sheraton, Spectrum, Statue of Liberty, T-Mobile, Wells Fargo, Westfield Malls, Wynn Resorts and Yale New Haven Health. Brightbox has technology and operator partners in the US, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Europe, Mexico, Panama, South Africa, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Learn more at https://brightboxcharge.com/  @brightboxcharge

About Frontier Communications Corporation
Frontier Communications Corporation is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure ® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business Edge™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.

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