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Cellhire delivers seamless connectivity for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

[18 July 2023] [York, UK]. Cellhire, a global leader in mobile communications, announces that it has successfully delivered comprehensive data and voice connectivity support for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 (July 20th to August 20th)   As anticipation builds for the event, attendance is expected to surge by 25% compared to the previous tournament. To meet the extra demand, Cellhire has already fulfilled more than 1,000 orders of communication equipment. Cellhire has delivered a range of voice and data SIM cards for its range of customers comprising players, organisers, broadcast and other media and VIPs.   At what will be the first women’s FIFA World Cup final to be held in the southern hemisphere, Cellhire’s support will be backed by the company’s proven track record. With extensive experience in delivering high-end global connectivity solutions at major sporting events worldwide, Cellhire was the partner of choice for the Women’s World Cup 2023.  

Historic sporting event

Matt Bennett, Cellhire UK Managing Director comments, “We’re delighted to be deploying connectivity for what is a historic event in football. As we count down to kick-off, we’re fully focused on helping to make the tournament as successful as possible.”   The company’s secure and reliable data bundles will not only provide seamless local communication in Australia and New Zealand but also easy and secure contact with family and colleagues in their home countries.   National and global media, encompassing public and commercial TV, radio, and online-streaming broadcasters will utilise large voice and data bundles provided by  Cellhire. A range of SIM cards, mobile hotspots and a range of smartphones are part of the arsenal of equipment Cellhire has provided to ensure fans worldwide stay connected to this historic World Cup.  

Connectivity for Paris Olympics 2024 and beyond

Building on its support of the Women’s World Cup this year, Cellhire is already laying the groundwork for further events including the Pan American Games 2023, the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and Paris Olympics 2024, where it will play a similar role.   Utilising its proprietary Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) on the Orange Network, the official Mobile Network sponsor for both events to power voice and data services, Cellhire will provide secure, high-quality and flexible mobile communication solutions for athletes, organisers, VIPs and the media.  

About Cellhire

Cellhire ( is a leading global telecoms provider of mobile communications, M2M/IoT services and data connectivity to enterprise clients and indirect partners worldwide.   Established in 1987, the group serves EMEA, Americas and APAC with offices in the UK, USA, France, Germany and Japan. Partnering with mobile network operators globally, Cellhire provides access to mobile connectivity at market-leading commercials to companies worldwide.   The company is committed to delivering the highest standards of customer service which is underlined by its continued attainment of ISO 9001, the internationally recognised quality standard. Cellhire has worked with Investors in People (IIP) since 2004 and holds the We Invest In People Gold standard. Additionally, the company won the highly coveted Queen’s Award for International Enterprise, as a result of its success as a specialist in the delivery of mobile communication solutions for events around the world.   Since 2019, Cellhire has attained ISO 27001, the internationally recognised Information Security Management System Standard (ISMS).   Cellhire recently secured a significant investment from mid-market private equity house LDC for a minority stake, to accelerate its substantial growth plans.