Howie’s Game Shack needed more bandwidth to keep up with ever-evolving gaming innovations and the influx of new customers coming in to play them.
Instead of installing more T1 lines, AT&T suggested Howie’s replace its outdated lines with a fiber-based broadband connection.
Since implementation of the fiber connection, customer complaints about latency and load-time issues are nearly nonexistent, which has allowed Howie’s to easily expand its locations to even more customers in more areas. And the fiber deployment provides blazing-fast speed at a lower cost than adding more T1 lines.
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Howie’s Game Shack operates the largest online interactive game centers in North America. Its four U.S. locations feature state-of-the-art gaming computers and game consoles with high-definition LCD displays at which six million hours of gaming has taken place thus far.
Four game centers supporting nearly 1,000 simultaneous players
The game industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Howie’s needed a connection that provided it with massive amounts of bandwidth so it could take a proactive stance on the future, instead of a reactive method that left it always one step behind.
The blazing-fast fiber-based broadband solution from AT&T, which offers symmetrical speeds. With the potential to service 1,000 customers simultaneously, the high bandwidth eliminates slow load times, which in the past could cost players a game.
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