Computer networking firm TP-Link has been named as the new sponsors of international e-Sports company Team Dignitas.
TP-Link is known for its WLAN networking solutions, high-speed routers, powerlines, wireless range extenders, switches and adapters.
They will now sponsor Team Dignitas gaming apparel as well key strategic events, both physically and through social media.
The partnership will specifically make use of TP-LINK’s high quality AC range of routers and powerlines amid growing use of wi-fi technology by gaming communities.
Team Dignitas compete in gaming tournaments around the globe every month and are watched by millions of fans. Their You Tube videos are viewed over five million times a year. Around 20 million watch Team Dignitas gamers practice via the online streaming service Twitch, with up to millions tuning into every tournament that they compete in.
Nelson Qiao, Assistant General Manager at TP-LINK UK, said: ‘This partnership with Team Dignitas will cement TP-LINK’s presence in the highly influential gaming market, underlining the important role a stable and safe connection plays in competitive e-Sports.’
Michael O’Dell, Managing Director of Team Dignitas, added: ‘Network sponsorship from TP-LINK will provide the team with the best wi-fi access on the market; a superior connection, better all-round experience for players, as well as an improved spectacle for fans.’