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Mobitel extends support to Carlton Super 7 as Platinum Sponsor


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Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, has come forward to be the platinum sponsor for one of the country’s largest ever sporting activities - the Carlton Super Sevens Rugby Tournament 2012.



Committed to converge world class technology with the widest reach, Mobitel sees this sporting opportunity as a boon for Sri Lanka sports as a whole. The sheer stature of the event conducted in line with international sporting standards, with the advent of globally renowned sporting personalities, will undoubtedly elevate the standards of local Rugby and sports in general to a new level. Committed to support the youth of this country to attain global heights, Mobitel is happy to associate with the event as a sponsor and supporter of a positive team building initiative of a national level.

In the modern world, communication is the answer to complexity and demands that require speed and efficiency. Like in the game of rugby, these are key elements in the Brand’s DNA, which has successfully delivered the fastest Internet services this country has ever experienced. As such, in alliance with the sponsorship given to the Carlton Super Sevens Rugby, Mobitel will also be webcasting the event online via Mobitel’s recently launched mEvents platform (http://mevent.mobitel.lk/csn) – enabling anyone with an internet connection both to watch the Rugby 7s live from either a computer or even their mobile handset whether living in Sri Lanka or anywhere else in the world.

With the widest coverage around the country, Mobitel is determined to lead the ICT transformation of Sri Lanka. The Carlton Super Sevens Rugby Tournament 2012 is symbolic of this vision as the sporting event endeavors to connect teams representing the different districts of the country, to one gigantic challenge. This event will see competition at an international level and the entire country, through the representation of teams from UVA (Vipers), SOUTH (Sharks), NORTH (Gladiators), JAFFNA (Challengers), WEST (Warriors), EAST (Eagles), NORTH CENTRAL (Typhoons), SABARAGAMUWA (Stallions) and CENTRAL (Kings) will connect together aspiring for leadership and success.

While inviting the youth of Sri Lanka to engage in the positive spirit of sport, this event organized for the fourth consecutive year by ‘Tharunyata Hetak’ the largest youth organization inspired by its founder MP Namal Rajapaksa will set a new benchmark in the local sporting arena. The Carlton Super Sevens will be conducted under the supervision of Sri Lanka Rugby Football (SLRFU), the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) and the International Rugby Union, infusing international standards to the local sporting fraternity.

Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, believes this opportunity will create a new energy amongst the sport loving people of this country, who up to now have experienced only the power of cricket at an international level. As the Official Sponsor of Sri Lanka Cricket, Mobitel came forwarded to support the sport of Cricket and has been doing so since 2002, in a bid to channel the best of world class sporting entertainment to the local audiences. Today, Mobitel stands deeply committed to extend its support to the game of rugby, contributing its best resources to uplift yet another youth-centric sport in Sri Lanka, in the true spirt of the Mobitel brand “we care, always”.


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