Fibertel Provides La Bombonera With Wi-Fi Connection, Making It 'One Of The First In South America'
Argentinian football club Boca Juniors' 2-1 victory on Sunday over Independiente "marked the launch of a Wi-Fi Internet connection in the stadium," according to MAQUINADOESPORTE.com. The project was launched through a new partnership with Internet service provider company Fibertel. The stadium is now "one of the first in South America to guarantee a web connection" to the fans present at the games (MAQUINADOESPORTE.com.br, 9/17). SOCCEREX.com wrote that the initiative is part of a new strategic sponsorship with Fibertel and is "designed to aid all those who attend La Bombonera, including fans, partners, employees and the media." Boca Juniors System Manager Martin Mendiguren said, "Today Boca becomes one of the biggest clubs in world technology, achieving a goal that only a few NFL stadiums could reach in the U.S." (SOCCEREX.com, 9/20).