Ironman US series signs technology partnership

The Ironman US triathlon series has teamed up with network and communications provider EarthLink.

EarthLink will become the series’ official technology partner. The exact length of the multi-year partnership was not disclosed.

As part of the deal, Ironman will use EarthLink’s service to improve its race-day experience for competitors and spectators.

The company will also oversee improvements of Ironman’s athlete tracking, event communications and data security.

Joseph Eazor, president and chief executive at EarthLink, said: “Through this partnership, EarthLink will help Ironman boost its race experience with technologies that make the experience even more interactive, secure, and connected.”