It was the middle of the game at Camden Yards and the Orioles had no runs, no hits and no Wi-Fi.
“If you want to look up a player’s stats or something, it’s really slow,” said Orioles fan Jackie Davis during the 2-1 loss April 10 to the Toronto Blue Jays in which the home club went hitless for seven innings.
“I’m on Snapchat,” said her friend Elizabeth Goodman, referring to the multimedia messaging app. “Maybe half the time it might go through and the rest of the time it won’t.”
Both were relying on their cellular data networks, rather than on Wi-Fi. Even as nearly every other Major League Baseball club promotes free Wi-Fi, Camden Yards is one of the last without a...