Telecommunications

Chinese esports organisation Royal Never Give-Up has signed a global partnership with Chinese smartphone brand Hongmo

The Seattle Mariners will play at T-Mobile Park from next year after signing a new 25-year naming-rights deal. According to Forbes, the partnership with the telecommunications firm is worth $87.5m (€77m).

The Indiana Pacers have announced that smartphone manufacturer Motorola will become the NBA team's inaugural jersey-patch partner

Telco Digicel Samoa has signed up as an official sponsor of the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games. The deal is worth $1.1m and includes cash and media services, according to the Fiji Times .

Spanish telco Telefónica has extended its naming rights partnership with cycling’s Movistar Team. The new deal will run for three years, taking the partnership to the end of the 2021 season.

North American basketball league the NBA has signed a wide-ranging marketing and content partnership with Migu, a subsidiary of telco China Mobile that provides digital content products and services

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) has extended deals with three long-serving Official Partners, as well as ball supplier Gilbert, through to the 2023-24 season

Canadian tech firm Mitel has signed a historic deal as title sponsor of MLB’s first ever London Series.

Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners are poised to sell the naming rights to what is currently called Safeco Field to the US division of mobile operator T-Mobile, according to a report in Forbes.

Australian telco Superloop has acquired the naming rights to the Adelaide 500, the opening race in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, in a three-year deal