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fans"> "This year what they decided on was the Wi-Fi access. Obviously, they have a lot of Dell employees that attend their games. So its a perfect opportunity to give those people the access they need to the Internet while theyre attending the games." Other additions for fans include a beach volleyball court, pool, spa, picnic area and "home run porch" that added 800 seats beyond the left field fence.Anyone with a Wi-Fi-enabled device will be able to check e-mail or surf to the teams Web site at www.roundrockexpress.com. "They have cool features to check stats and live broadcasts," said DeWenter, "and fans can also go to MLB.com and look into whats happening with other games." Read more here about golf courses putting Wi-Fi to work. Wayport will pass out promotional coupons to visitors during the first five games of the season, inviting them to try the service for free. And someone who accesses the service will walk away with a baseball autographed by legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan, who just happens to be a principal owner and father of Round Rock Express CEO Reid Ryan. Dell Inc. is working with Wayport to set up demo tables at the stadium featuring Dells Centrino notebooks, the Latitude and the Inspiron. "Were going to have a table set up at two entrances to the stadium, one at the first base entrance and one at the home plate entrance," said DeWenter. "If people want to come up and give it a trial run, they can do that." Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, reviews and analysis on mobile and wireless computing.
"We try to make it fun for the whole family and its certainly accomplishing that," said Dressendorfer.