Onecom Scores Irish Football Partnership

The UK’s largest independent telecommunications provider, Onecom, has signed a deal to become the official communications partner of the Irish Football Association.

As part of the new deal, Onecom will be involved in the delivery of key digital upgrades to the National Stadium at Windsor Park and will become title sponsor of the newly formed Onecom Business League.

A seven-a-side competition between some of Northern Ireland’s highest profile businesses, the Onecom Business League is set to officially launch in August following a successful pilot tournament which was won by a team from Belfast financial services company FinTru in a match at the National Stadium at the weekend (3rd June).

The partnership will also see Onecom support and advise on the development of the National Stadium as a fully connected stadium in the coming years.

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill said: “In football, good communication is an essential component of any successful team. The Irish FA’s new relationship with Onecom will not only give the team access to the best communications technology, but will also allow us to find new ways to enhance the match-day experience. Onecom is a welcome addition to our team and we look forward to working closely with them.”

Jason Waterworth, sales director at Onecom said: “Onecom’s offering has been really well received since we entered the Northern Ireland market at the start of 2017. Our partnership with the IFA is further proof of our commitment to Northern Ireland and our desire to work with the best organisations in the province. We look forward to forming a winning partnership with the IFA for years to come.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine