Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation [NTT East], Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation [NTT West], NTT Ad [NTT Ad], NTT Urban Solutions, SKY Perfect JSAT and Taito Co., Ltd. Announced the establishment of a new company "NTTe-Sports Inc." in the e-sports field. The capital is 300 million yen [capital reserve 300 million yen] and the establishment date is scheduled for January 31.
NTTe-Sports aims to contribute to the local community through the provision and provision of facilities utilizing ICT in e-sports, support [education] business, platform management, event solutions, and town activation consulting.
イ ベ ン ト In the event solution business, in cooperation with Taito, we will co-host an arcade version of the e-sports contest “Fighting God Festival 2020 -World Championship of ARCADE-”. NTTe-Sports aims to enhance entertainment and distribution, expand overseas business, etc., while providing ICT solutions that are indispensable for competition progress and venues, utilizing SKY Perfect JSAT's know-how and assets related to content production and video distribution. Cooperate in planning and operation.
In the support [education] business, we are working with Third Wave to promote esports to educational institutions such as high schools. Efforts will be made to jointly expand the e-Sports Department Launch Support Program provided by Third Wave. In addition, ICT-based guidance support will be provided to support student growth even in the absence of competition instructors.
Open advanced e-sports facilities in Akihabara UDX utilizing future technologies [since July 2020]. The company will attract community and professional players to secure facility profits, connect with local bases, and provide low-cost, high-value-added events and support menus.