Headline sponsor of the Cape Maclear Triathlon, TNM says preparations are at an advanced stage to host the sporting event under the theme; “It’s Great2Surf” on the shores of Lake Malawi this month end.
PR & Sponsorship Manager Limbani Nsapato said the theme of this year’s triathlons is in line with the improved internet connectivity and data experience that TNM offers under its recently launched 4G/LTE network platform.
“Patrons should look forward to a wonderful and memorable experience as TNM will provide fast and reliable Internet coverage using our newly-launched platform. The theme Its Great2Surf suits the user experience that customers will get when they go to Cape Maclear for the annual triathlon event,” he said.
To be staged at the unique setting of Lake Malawi National Park in Mangochi, the triathlon is a multiple-stage competitioninvolving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines involving swimming (0.7km), cycling(18km) and running (4.5 km) in immediate succession over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall course completion time, including timed “transitions” between the individual swim, cycle, and run components.
Nsapato said during the event, TNM will showcase a number of products and services that are supported by the integrated mobile network and ICT service providers’ network platform.
“These will include free TNM WI-FI Host Spot service, and our latest offering the TNM Contract, which offers a bouquet of tailor-made postpaid service that are cheaper and flexible,” he said.
Nsapato said TNM’s network will make it possible for patrons to the triathlon to stay in touch by offering fast downloads and posting of pictures, videos and other media on the internet and social media platforms.
“As this is a sport, health, family, entertainment and tourism event rolled into one, a lot of exciting activities have been lined up to support the main competitive events which are marathon, cycling and swimming. Customers should look forward to capturing every moment and re-living it with friends and family beyond the triathlon,” he said.
Nsapato said TNM and event organizer Mizu Foundation will soon unveil their partners who have come on board to make the 2nd TNM Cape Maclear triathlon a thrilling experience. “We have carefully chosen our partners so that customers and patrons to the event are well covered.”