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Keeping fans everywhere in the picture

Unparalleled broadcast capabilities

F1® relies on Tata Communications to engage over half a billion fans annually through its various data and media channels.

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Our end-to-end media and broadcast services, delivered by the world's only proprietary global fibre network, means viewers everywhere can stay close to the action whether they're in front of their television or in the back of a car. And in our ongoing quest to break new broadcasting ground in the world's most innovative sport, we've delivered a number of firsts over the 100 races we've covered.

First things first:

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First 4K broadcast trial for a live F1® race (between Singapore and UK)

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First full end-to-end test of live F1® race in UHD ahead of UK commercial rollout with Sky Sports

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First over-the-top (OTT) broadcast of a live F1® race with no lag between the TV and app feed

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First full end-to-end test of live F1® race in Live 360

By F1® fans. For F1® fans.

Our expert media services team is packed with F1® fans determined to give viewers all over the world the best possible race weekend experience. This means drawing on our comprehensive range of broadcast and media services to go deep - with rich, immersive, super-fast streaming through or ensuring you never lose a second of the live action no matter how you're watching the race.

Over 20 F1® venues are among more than 5,000 live events we support every year. That capacity is only possible because of our undersea fibre network and our worldwide coverage via more than 300 media hotspots.

Key broadcast and media services include:

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Live feeds

We carry the six official live feeds that make up the lion's share of regional TV coverage around the world.

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Live commentary

Our race set-up supports connectivity from commentary booths to the TV compound and carriage of a resilient, high-quality audio signal to each broadcaster's production centre.

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Internet access

We provide comprehensive web access for broadcast teams working at race locations.

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Unilateral playout

We enable broadcasters to transmit additional live and prerecorded content direct from the TV compound.

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File-based workflows

Our file-based Media Management solutions mean broadcasters can accelerate, store and transcode their own video content.

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Unified communications

We ensure broadcast teams working remotely can collaborate with their broadcast production centre.

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Voice services

As the world's largest global voice carrier, we can give broadcasters all the support they need to stay connected.

Find out how we can solve your broadcasting challenges

"Tata Communications' simple, cost-effective and intuitive service has meant that our shows are picked up, transformed to formats as required by our international customers and delivered to them in a seamless manner."

Rajasekharan Harikrishnan CTO, Viacom18

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