Deal will enable secure mobile data communications across 82 destinations world-wide
Service to cover International and domestic travel through until 2021
June 10, 2019 – British Athletics has today announced that Globalgig as the official supplier of mobile data services for the organisation. The agreement will provide wireless data access in 82 global destinations eliminating high roaming charges and use of unsecured public Wi-Fi networks.
As well as reducing cost, the agreement will ensure better technical support for travelling teams. With athletics fixtures across the globe, the deal offers great cost savings for the sport.
“We are pleased to announce Globalgig as an official supplier to fulfil the communication needs for our travelling teams,” said Nigel Holl, Interim CEO of UK Athletics.
“Providing secured mobile communications globally is crucial for our team operations and having this deal in place gives us great assurances over our connectivity at future championships.”
“Globalgig is excited to provide the mobile solution that give British Athletics improved data security with savings from costly roaming fees,” said Ernest Cunningham, CEO of Globalgig. “Our global SIM delivers the ease of use and flat-rate pricing that simplifies the wireless communications management.”
Globalgig’s agreement was brokered by The Sports Consultancy’s rights marketing team
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UK Athletics is the national governing body of the leading Olympic and Paralympic sport in Britain. British Athletics is the sport we represent, the people, the athletes, the fans, the team.
We work closely with the home countries to develop and grow all areas of the sport including elite performance, coaching, major international events, competition and grassroots programmes within schools and clubs.
For more information visit www.britishathletics.org.uk
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