Dhoni’s CSK inks deal to enhance in-stadia fan experience

Chennai Super Kings partners with ACT Fibernet - InsideSport

Chennai Super Kings have named Indian telco ACT Fibernet as the official connectivity and internet partner. The deal will enhance the in-stadia experience of the CSK fans with better internet connectivity at the MA Chidambaram Stadium during the CSK matches.

Under the agreement, the telco firm will provide Wi-Fi coverage for the team’s home ground – M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

The IPL franchisee and ACT Fibernet will also engage in a range of fan engagement activities and contests. The lucky customers would get a chance to win free match tickets, signed memorabilia and interact with their favourite CSK cricketers.

“Over 40,000 fans seated in the stadium will be able to enjoy HD quality speeds on Wi-Fi simultaneously, access internet in the stadium, catch up on live videos, watch match replays, and indulge in social media activities,” ACT Fibernet has said in a media release.

Excited over the tie-up ACT Fibernet COO Sandeep Gupta said “We take immense pride in announcing that we are the chosen connectivity partner of the CSK team. CSK is not just a team but an emotion and passion amongst millions, and through this partnership, we are going to significantly enhance this spirit by enabling the CSK teams and its supporters stay connected”.

George John, WholeTime Director, CSK said: “Chennai Super Kings is known for its solid performances and consistency, ACT Fibernet complements all of this and, therefore, is our chosen partner. Our aim has always been to enhance the experience of our fans and supporters. With this association with ACT Fibernet, we are certain that we will be able to significantly enliven the in-stadium experience. This is the first amongst many initiatives we have planned for the CSK fans in partnership with ACT Fibernet”.

Taking pride in their glorious past, the CSK franchisee has retained its skipper for eight years Mahendra Singh Dhoni, veteran middle-order batsman Suresh Raina and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. The team is returning to the IPL action after serving a two-year suspension