Riedel will provide and support radio communications on Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will congregate round 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports across 14 competition venues. This sports competition will take place from July 28 to August 8, 2022. Recently, the German company Riedel has announced that they will provide radio communications as well as being official sponsor of the Games.
“I enjoyed the immense honor of being a Batonbearer for Glasgow 2014, and I’m proud to be working closely with organizers of Birmingham 2022 to bring their vision for this fantastic event to fruition,” said Paul Rivens, Riedel Communications General Manager, U.K. “Riedel and the Commonwealth Games have a strong relationship built on a long history. It’s exciting to see how, through sponsorship and direct involvement of our U.K. teams, Riedel is helping to make this next event a huge success.”
Riedel will provide technical support with 6,000 radio handsets, communication accessories, satellite phones, PoC devices, repeater solutions, and a supporting radio network, as well as radio communications across over 40 sites, training venues, and villages during the competition.
“It’s great to have Riedel on board as our Official Radio Communications Provider for Birmingham 2022. They are well known for their sports and entertainment experience, in particular for previous Commonwealth Games. They bring with them a wealth of expertise in radio communications, and I’m confident they will help us deliver a successful Games,” said John Dundas, Radio Communications and Spectrum Planning Manager at Birmingham 2022.