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Ultrafast broadband provider supports esports award

Exeter-based broadband company Jurassic Fibre have announced they are supporting the 2022 Exeter College Student Awards by sponsoring the Esports Academy Student of the Year category.

The Devon-based firm, which supports the rollout of fibre-to-the-premise (FTTP) broadband in rural areas, is also a sponsor of the South West's first region-wide esports tournament, delivered by Exeter...

Esports is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries

Esports: a rough guide to one of the world’s fastest-growing industries

The rise of Esports

When most think of video games and esports, the first thought that likely comes to mind might be about distractions, violence, or antisocial teenagers who never come out of their rooms. In reality, esports is about teamwork, strategy, and skill development. It is an excellent way to stay connected with friends and meet others who share a common interest in the games they...

Don Armand, The Gaming Athlete

Exeter Chiefs set to take part in South West’s first region-wide corporate Esports Festival

The Exeter Chiefs rugby team have entered a team for the first corporate esports festival for the whole of the South West, taking place in February 2022.

The two-time Premiership winning club, which also took home the European Rugby Champions Cup in 2020 after beating Paris-based team Racing 92, will enter a three-man team to compete with organisations from across the South West...

The Esports Academy at Exeter College

First region-wide corporate esports festival comes to the South West

The first corporate esports festival for the whole of the South West is taking place in Exeter next year, organised by Tech South West in partnership with Exeter College .

Esports is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with a global revenue of over $1bn and an audience of 474m in 2021, according to Newzoo. Esports first appeared as an official medal sport at the Asian...