Two brand big players in their respective fields make a joint promise in working on the international esports event, ESL and Vodafone.
Last April 26, 2018, Vodafone itself immediately announced that they had become a Premium Partner for ESL, which is arguably the largest esports company in the world.
The collaboration between the two will include flagship events from ESL, namely Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One, and ESL Pro League.
In its official release, Vodafone said that this collaboration shows that Vodafone’s international network unites gamers and esports fans in 25 countries (with more than 500 million networks. mobile – including 104 million on the 4G network and 19 million on the network broadband).
Vodafone will also work with ESL to support a series of activities that will promote diversity and women’s participation in events dominated by men.
Vodafone will become a Premium Partner in one of the esports challenges for women at the IEM Sydney event which will be held in May 2018.
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They will also collaborate with female esports figures to raise opportunities for women to participate professionally or pursue a career in the esports industry.
Serpil Timuray, Chief Operations & Strategy Officer of Vodafone Group, in the release said, “We are very pleased to be able to release a partner with ESL and form the largest international network for esports with a rapidly growing audience and new technologies that can provide a better experience.
I look forward to the time we join users in 25 different countries to witness the thrilling ESL esports tournaments, either at home or on the device. mobile each.”
Not being missed, the ESL represented by Ralf Reichert, CEO of ESL, also conveyed his comments. “We are excited to work with Vodafone as our telecommunication partner for various purposes event.
Together with Vodafone, we look forward to attracting more people and creating diversity in esports by ensuring better technology conditions for players, fans and professionals at ESL, developing professional responsibility, and making awareness in the esports industry to a wider audience.
There are 3 nearby ESL projects that will have Vodafone as its Premium Partner, with other projects to be announced in the future.
The following are the three projects:
- IEM Sydney – May 2018, Australia
- ESL One Birmingham – May 2018, United Kingdom
- ESL One Cologne – July 2018, Germany