Tencent Becomes Partner of 2021 Summer Universiade

Beijing (PingWest)—Chinese tech giant Tencent has agreed on a deal to be the Official Internet Partner of the 31st Summer Universiade, which takes place in Chengdu, China in August 2021.

Tencent will provide technology for the event, including cloud computing services, data management, and IT security. The press release announcing the partnership said Tencent’s services would be present in many aspects of the event, including the venues, the athletes’ village, transport, competition systems, and payment systems.

The deal was announced at the Tencent Global Digital Ecology Conference and City Summit in Chengdu on October 29.