ACT Fibernet to power GamerConnect events as official connectivity partner

MUMBAI: Internet service provider (ISP) ACT Fibernet has extended its partnership with GamerConnect, India’s largest gaming technology showcase platform, as their official ‘Connectivity Partners’.

As part of the partnership, ACT Fibernet will work with publishers, gamers and event organizers to provide low ping, jitter free, high speed connectivity to enable participants enjoy a seamless gaming experience. This partnership will extend throughout 2019 across all events of GamerConnect.

GamerConnect has played a significant role in bringing Indian gaming community together under one roof and created a platform to connect with each other, explore the vast ecosystem of gaming and the best of PC Gaming. However, for gamers to have a holistic experience internet connectivity plays a critical role as any lag may affect gaming performance despite best hardware and equipment. ACT Fibernet with its futuristic speed and pioneering technology will ensure that gamers are well connected and have a fulfilling gameplay.

Speaking on the association, ACT Fibernet head of marketing Ravi Karthik said, “As part of #AdvantageGaming promise, we are committed to providing superior gaming experience to our customers. We are delighted to partner with GamerConnect, the largest gaming technology showcase platform in the country that brings all members of gaming ecosystem together and provide all participants with a seamless gaming experience.”

With more than 10,000 participants, GamerConnect brings a wide range of product launches, PC Gaming workshops and esports tournaments giving boost to the rise of online gaming scenario in India and helping gamers to be professionally equipped.

Commenting on the partnership, GamerConnect’s Ishaan Arya said, “At GamerConnect we have worked with industry leaders like Dell, LG, Nvidia and Zotac to build one of the most engaging gaming showcase and experience platforms, having connected with over 20 thousand gamers across 15 events in the last two years. We are very excited to work with ACT to help take the online experience at our events to the next level with fast and stable connections for the thousands of gamers attending our massive lineup of events across the country this year.”

Commenting on the partnership, NVIDIA Head – Consumer Marketing South Asia Vamsi Krishna said, “With 19.4% Indian gamers gaming for two to four hours a week and 23.4% gaming for seven to twelve hours a week, according to the State of Online Gaming report 2019, India ranks first in both the categories globally. Observing the changing behavior of gamers and perception about gaming, it is now needless to say that gaming has gone mainstream in the country to a level where it is also being considered as a potential career option. As a part of the gaming ecosystem, we are always working towards facilitating a better gaming experience. Targeting one of the biggest and most crucial hurdles in gaming – low-speed connectivity – ACT has taken the ecosystem, with this partnership, a step ahead in providing seamless gaming experiences.”

“One of the biggest driving factors behind the growth of the gaming industry in India has been a massive explosion in high speed broadband penetration over the last five years. Now with ACT’s commitment to gaming we can take the next step towards esports and professional gaming with stable and lag free connectivity which is crucial for today’s online gaming experience,” said ZOTAC South-East Asia Country Manager Deepak Gupta.