AEG Facilities to Operate Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay

AEG Facilities, a stand-alone division of the world´s sports, venue and live entertainment company, has been selected by Antel, Uruguay´s telecommunications company, to manage and operate a new state-of-the-art arena in Montevideo, Uruguay, the company said.

Set to Open by mid-2018, the 10,000-seat state-of-the-art indoor venue will be home to world class competitions in basketball, tennis, futsal and other sports, as well as concerts, family shows, festivals, corporate and special events.

The project will be overseen from AEG´s office in São Paulo, Brazil with additional resources provided by AEG´s offices and venues globally.

AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz company, is the sports and live entertainment company in the world. AEG Facilities, a stand-alone division of AEG, and its affiliates owns, operates or consults with more than 120 of the industry´s preeminent venues worldwide, across five continents, providing complete venue management, as well as specialized programs in operations, guest services, ticketing, booking, sales and marketing.

Antel is the Uruguayan state owned Telecommunications company, which has a strong commitment to universalize broadband access and has taken firm steps to eliminate the digital gap, one of which is the current deployment of a nationwide fiber optic network. Antel currently provides Internet connectivity to a total of 74% of households across the country with more than 62% of those having fiber optic access. Antel was the first company in Latin America to provide customers with LTE technology, placing Uruguay in the top 10 countries of the world for mobile broadband speed. Nowadays the third parts of de mobile services are connected to LTE technology. For more information, visit