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ExpressVPN Teams Up with Dignitas as Team's Exclusive VPN (Virtual Private Network) Partner

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Mon 6th Jul 2020 - 3:54pm

LOS ANGELES – July 6, 2020 – Dignitas, the esports vertical of New Meta Entertainment Inc. (NME), announced today that online privacy and security firm ExpressVPN, one of the world’s largest providers of Virtual Private Network (VPN) services, has been named an Official Team Partner and the Exclusive VPN Provider of Dignitas. Through the partnership, ExpressVPN will provide Dignitas esports athletes with a secure online environment and ultimate protection from DDoS attacks for online competitions and live streaming.

The partnership will provide Dignitas fans with unique, high-engaging YouTube content that shows off the skill and personality of Dignitas esports athletes while also highlighting the benefits of using a VPN for gaming and live streaming. This content will be released on both Dignitas team channels as well as popular esport athlete channels.

“In an age where all of our competitions are played entirely online, there has never been a more important time for online security and stability,” said James Baker, Dignitas General Manager. “We’re proud to partner with ExpressVPN to safeguard our team from unwanted outages and ping spikes while ensuring each competitor’s connection uses the maximum bandwidth available.”

“Whether you’re competing in esports, streaming shows, working from home, or simply just browsing online, online privacy and security are more critical now than ever,” said Harold Li, Vice President, ExpressVPN. “We’re delighted to be able to work with Dignitas to ensure more people are aware of how they can protect themselves online and stay connected safely and reliably.”

Watch the partnership announcement video featuring Dignitas CS:GO pro Håkon "hallzerk" Fjærli and
Head Coach Robin “Fifflaren” Johansson.


About ExpressVPN:

Founded over 10 years ago, ExpressVPN is one of the world's largest providers of VPN services, enabling users to protect their privacy and security online with just a few clicks. The company's award-winning software for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, routers, and browsers secures user information and identities with best-in-class encryption and leakproofing.

With 3,000+ servers across 94 countries and new servers added each week, ExpressVPN provides a fast connection wherever users are and offers uncensored access to sites and services from around the world. Based in the British Virgin Islands, ExpressVPN has a globally distributed team working in cities including Toronto, London, Paris, Zagreb, Singapore, Hong Kong, Perth, Manila, and Tokyo.

A vocal advocate for internet freedom and privacy, ExpressVPN is a proud financial supporter of nonprofit organizations fighting to protect digital rights, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Internet Defense League, OpenMedia, and others. To learn more about ExpressVPN's privacy and security solutions, visit expressvpn.com.

About Dignitas:

Since its formation in 2003, Dignitas has established itself as one of the most successful esports organizations in the world, amassing 18 World Championships across multiple game titles. In September 2016, Dignitas was acquired by the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), a diverse, global portfolio of sports and entertainment franchises and properties that includes the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), New Jersey Devils (NHL) and more. In June 2019, Dignitas merged with Fertitta Entertainment’s League of Legends LCS franchise. Dignitas is the competitive team vertical within New Meta Entertainment, a digital sports and entertainment company backed by an investor group that includes HBSE, Fertitta Entertainment, Susquehanna International Group and Delaware North. Dignitas currently fields seven teams in six of esports’ largest and most popular games: League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (men’s and women’s teams), VALORANT (women’s team), Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, and Clash Royale. With player content studios and wellness facilities in New York City and Los Angeles, and infrastructure in Europe and China, Dignitas is the global leader dedicated to esports athletes.

Media Contact:
New Meta Entertainment /Dignitas:
media@dignitas.gg 

ExpressVPN:
Harold Li, harold@expressvpn.com