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Size Matters

Major events/experiential agencies/Times 100 companies regularly beat a path to the door of Pylon One when there is a requirement to design, build and deliver networks of size, significance and most importantly robustness. One aspect that we all love about working at Pylon One, is the diversity of our work. That sounds a bit clichéd, but it’s true! Yes, we do spend much of our time supporting major global corporations deliver their events, but we also make valuable contribution to some very interesting exhibitions, conferences and event world sporting events. At the ITU World Triathlon Series, the world’s fastest triathletes
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2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 …………and onwards

The Society for World Interbank Financial Telecommunications, more commonly known as SWIFT, held their annual banking and financial conference, Sibos.  The week-long event from 23-26 September 2019 was held at London’s ExCeL exhibition venue The delegate numbers were higher than ever, with 11,000 visitors from 150 countries having access to  over 300 exhibitor stands and multiple conference, keynote and break out areas As most will know, ExCeL provides a massive area, a 100 acre site according to Wikipedia!  Sibos covered a large percentage of both North and South halls. Given the significance and complexity of this event, Pylon One engaged
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Life in the fast lane

Once again the much anticipated Bonhams sale was held within the iconic setting of the Goodwood estate at Festival of speed. As usual the sale room was incredibly busy with lots of serious bidders in attendance, in addition telephone bidding and online bidding was at its usual high level. The auction was another resounding success for Bonhams. Pylon One are happy to have been an integral part of this success.
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Spectacular results in a spectacular setting

Once again Pylon One were proud to support Bonhams at this landmark sale held within sight of the iconic Mont Blanc This sale was four years in the making and attracted significant interest from around the globe. The undoubted star of the sale was the 2014 Lambourghini Veveno Roadstar that sold for a staggering $ 8,337.182 Telephones were red hot and online bidding was at a very high level for the duration of the sale. For obvious reason, the network needed to deliver a faultless experience. Pylon One and Bonhams are happy to report that the network was indeed faultless
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Sibos 2015, 2016, 2017…………….and counting

A large banking/financial conference held at iconic venues across the globe. Our brief involves working closely with the venue teams to ensure the delivery of a successful event. The client, through their agency George P Johnson, engage Pylon One a year in advance of the event to provide full network consulting services, commencing with a full survey of the existing in-house systems and their ability to deliver the event in October of each year. The need for Pylon One to provide initial consultancy services was driven by poor experiences of previous venues, where although significant bandwidth was available, there was
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Caravan and Motor Home Club “The National“ – 2018

Once again Pylon One are proud to have been associated with this iconic brand celebrating this popular event in the grounds of Sledmere House. We look forward to supporting CAMC at Ragley Hall next year. Over 1500 caravans and motor homes attended The National held over 4 days within the grounds of Sledmere house. Pylon One delivered in excess of 85 mbps of internet bandwidth via multiple FTTC connections. In excess of 1400 unique devices attached to the extensive Wi-Fi network.
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The Monaco Sale

This biannual iconic sale was held in the charismatic setting of the Villa La Vigie. The sale proved to be an outstanding success with guests in awe of the stunning setting and surrounding views. Pylon One are proud to have played a part in that success with the provision of a high functioning communications infrastructure.
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Mobile World Congress – Barcelona

MWC is the primary European event for the mobile industry and encompasses the entire FIRA Gran Via conference centre in Barcelona each spring. Pylon One have been involved with the event for a number of years and seen it grow and expand as the importance of the mobile sector has increased, with the team now working for multiple exhibitors across the show. For the last 7 years, Pylon One's main involvement has been with George P Johnson, to deliver the organiser's (GSMA) own stand as it has evolved from being the Connected House through to the Connected City and now
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Bonhams 2017, Worldwide

Driving an iconic brand into the 21st century Pylon One are proud to be associated with the Bonhams iconic brand. We provide site wide communications infrastructures to all off site motoring sales across Europe, in places such as: Monaco, Chantilly, Paris, London, Stuttgart, Padua, Knokke Heist and of course closer to home at Goodwood, Beaulieu, Stafford. Online bidding is increasing at an exponential rate, the need for a robust and reliable network is of paramount importance to the Bonhams team. We look forward to a busy 2018 sale calendar.
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Bonhams Europe

Driving an iconic brand into the 21st century Pylon One are proud to be associated with the Bonhams iconic brand. We provide site wide communications infrastructures to all off site motoring sales across Europe, in places such as: Monaco, Chantilly, Paris, London, Stuttgart, Padua, Knokke Heist and of course closer to home at Goodwood, Beaulieu, Stafford. Online bidding is increasing at an exponential rate, the need for a robust and reliable network is of paramount importance to the Bonhams team. We look forward to a busy 2018 sale calendar.
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