Irish Football Association

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Background

Founded in November 1880, the Irish Football Association looks after the interests of the game of football in Northern Ireland, from the 'grassroots' local game through to the thriving domestic league and International teams. Tibus have been working closely with the Irish FA in recent years to help it realise and execute their digital strategy.

What we did

  • Designed a hosting solution that reflected the needs of the association and it's digital plans
  • Built a secure, dedicated managed hosting platform
  • Developed a platform for the Irish FA e-commerce application
  • Proactive advice on streaming, VOD and flash crowds (ticket sales)
  • Rapid delivery of CDN and streaming services
  • Full managed service with comprehensive SLA

Result

  • Irish FA can focus on it's digital plans: full proactive managed service from Tibus
  • Robust platform for increased audiences through apps, website and social media activity
  • Always open online shop for replica jerseys and other NI football team merchandise
  • Increased online revenue streams
  • Improved service and information to support fans and players (local game and International team)

"We rely on Tibus and their tech smarts to support our ever-growing work online. With the thriving local game and success of the International side, we need to give fans the digital access they expect and Tibus help us do that."

Jonny McMeekin, Marketing Manager