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Tata Communications returns to F1 as official broadcast tech supplier | Autocar India

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Tata Communications will facilitate the switch of F1’s broadcast feed as a part of a brand new multi-year deal.

Tata Communications has revived its partnership with System 1, as soon as once more becoming a member of the championship as its Official Broadcast Connectivity Supplier. Each events have signed a multi-year deal for a similar.

  • Multi-year deal signed
  • Will assist F1 to broadcast to over 500 million followers

F1 and Tata Communications ended their eight-year partnership in 2020 however have now determined to as soon as once more staff up. As a part of the collaboration, Tata Communications will facilitate the switch of over 100 video feeds and greater than 250 audio channels that shall be transmitted between the assorted Grands Prix venues and F1’s Media and Know-how Centre within the UK each race weekend. Tata claims this switch shall be carried out in below 200 milliseconds, enabling F1 to broadcast to over 500 million followers in over 180 territories globally.

Because the introduction of distant broadcast operations, Tata Communications has enabled a 34 p.c discount in F1’s travelling freight. “We’re delighted to welcome Tata Communications again as a associate following earlier successes in our partnerships. They’ve been an integral a part of our progress journey over the past decade, and we fully belief their experience and talents to ship what we’d like for our followers,” mentioned Stefano Domenicali, president and CEO of F1.

He added, “This belief has been constructed over a few years of working collectively, pushing ahead developments in know-how in sport – on and off the monitor. Tata Communications’ connectivity continues to assist F1’s drive for agility and sustainability with distant manufacturing launched in 2020 –a part of our intention to be Web-Zero Carbon by 2030. We’re excited to develop collectively sooner or later and share the unimaginable journey System 1 is on.”

The 2022 F1 season kicks off this weekend with the Bahrain GP. This season will usher in some sweeping design modifications geared toward making overtaking simpler.

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