Have you ever been at an NFL game, trying to check stats and scores across the league on your smartphone? If you have, it's likely that you didn't make it past the home page of your browser of choice. The simple problem is that wireless networks aren't built to handle 20,000 people all trying to surf the web at the same time, in the same space. The NFL realizes that problem, and they want to fix it.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wants wifi in NFL stadiums and readily available to fans on the devices that fans routinely bring to the game, most notably, smartphones.
"We believe that it is important to get technology into our stadiums. We have made the point repeatedly that the experience at home is outstanding, and we have to compete with that in some fashion by making sure that we create the same kind of environment in our stadiums and create the same kind of technology." -Roger Goodell
In this case, and it's a rare case to be sure, I agree with the league's top man. I rarely go t...