POPS leaps into esports in a partnership with Thailand top esports team

POPS leaps into esports in a partnership with Thailand top esports team

POPS 02/29/2020

POPS announces that POPS Thailand (a subsidiary of POPS Worldwide) is sponsoring Ampverse’s Bacon Time to compete in ROV Pro League 2020 Summer – the biggest e-sport tournament in Thailand. Bacon Time will be officially renamed to ‘POPS Bacon Time’.

POPS’ strategic partnership with Bacon Time – the leading e-sport team in Thailand includes the sponsorship for Bacon Time to compete in the 5th edition of Thailand RoV Pro League hosted by Garena. POPS brands will also be prominently featured on the team’s jerseys and all official branded merchandises. Additionally, the agreement includes co-produced original content, promotions for gamer community exclusively on POPS Streaming Service with 1 million active users.

Ms. Esther Nguyen, CEO of POPS, shared: “POPS is excited to sponsor the greatest team in Thailand-Bacon Time. We are looking forward to supporting Bacon Time and growing their fan base in Thai and the rest of the region. POPS Bacon Time is just the first of many into the world of E-sport across the region.”

According to The Bangkok Post, 90% of Thai content streaming and video consumption comes from local and foreign OTT services. “Echoing Esther, riding on our regional expansion strategy, it’s a natural progression to expand our Streaming Service footprint in Thailand where 66% of Thai content audience are thirst to be entertained. Apart from Esports streaming content, our line-up will also include original Thai content produced by Thai KOLs, licensed Hollywood animation series, Japanese Anime, Toys DIY and more”. said Bani Tan, Thai Country Head and Regional Director of POPS.

POPS application is set to launch for Thai audience in quarter two and then in other SEA markets later this year.

About POPS Worldwide

POPS is a leading digital Entertainment Company in Vietnam and beyond. Platform agnostic, it recently developed its own streaming OTT application to delight today and tomorrow’s fans. POPS has been a favorite among Entertainment brands in SEA for over 10 years, with the largest library of original, local and international video content for its audience to experience: music, animation, movies, short and long form but also concerts and events. With Storytellers as its core, POPS strive to bring new experiences every day to cultural entertainment lovers.

For more information, please visit www.popsww.com

About Bacon Time

Bacon Time – a leading Esports team in Thailand has built its fame in Thai Esports gamer industry since they won the 1st edition of ROV Pro league and ended up runner-up in the ROV World Cup held in the United States in 2018 which has triggered their presence into international media.