Datasport is a leading international service provider for popular and mass sporting events. The company services over 300 events per year in the fields of running, mountain biking, triathlon/duathlon, cycling, walking, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing. As a one-stop provider, it is responsible for data management, competitor management, collection, time recording, results services, speaker and information systems and information dissemination. Its core competencies include data management for mass sporting events, registration and identification of competitors, time recording, and implementation of RFID and modern web technologies.
With the purchase of Datasport, Swisscom now offers a full range of services for events. According to Dieter Bernauer, CEO Swisscom Participations, the acquisition will be mutually beneficial for both companies: "Datasport is a solid, well-run company with an excellent reputation in the field of mass sporting events. Swisscom is gaining new competencies that will perfectly complement its existing offering."
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