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formula 1 Live news channel set to launch

The world’s first live motorsport and automotive rolling news channel is set to be launched by motorsport and automotive market digital coverage brand Motorsport Network. Live will deliver breaking news as it happens from around the globe on the Network’s OTT platform The service will be hosted from studios in London and Miami […]

March 24, 2021By Colin Mann

F1 TV 2021 revamp

Formula 1 is to launch an updated version of its OTT subscription video platform F1 TV for the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, with what it says are new and improved features made available to more fans on more platforms than ever before. F1 TV Pro is already available in 82 countries around the […]

March 8, 2021By Colin Mann

F1 maintains strong audience position

Formula 1 has released its annual audience figures, which show viewership trends comparing well to other sports that were affected by shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the fact that the revised 2020 season had four fewer races than 2019, Formula 1 maintained a strong audience position with an average audience per Grand Prix […]

February 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Movistar, DAZN Spanish sports rights deal

Movistar+, Spanish telco Telefónica’s entertainment platform and sports streaming platform DAZN have reached an agreement that will offer more sports content to their customers. The agreement will see DAZN distributed through new channels on Movistar+. In addition, DAZN has acquired the exclusive exploitation rights to the Formula 1 World Championship for the next three years, […]

January 21, 2021

YouTube F1 stream attracts 1.7m views

Formula 1 fans watched online history being made as Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record number of 91 race wins at the Formula 1 Aramco Grosser Preis Der Eifel 2020 in Germany on October 11th. The race was broadcast on the Formula 1 YouTube Channel live and for free, in seven European markets: Germany, Switzerland, […]

October 16, 2020By Colin Mann

YouTube confirms F1 livestream

Having earlier announced its intention to offer live streaming of the Formula 1 Aramco Grosser Preis Der Eifel 2020 in Germany on the Formula 1 YouTube Channel, the platform has confirmed its coverage plans. The livestream starts at 11am CEST on October 9th with the first practice session. Fans will be able to watch the […]

October 8, 2020By Colin Mann

Eifel F1 GP free on YouTube

Formula 1 and YouTube are partnering to livestream the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany as a social media exclusive on the Formula 1 YouTube Channel in select European territories on October 11th. Fans will be able to watch the race, live and for free, in seven European markets including: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, […]

July 31, 2020By Colin Mann

F1, Zoom Virtual Paddock Club partnership

Formula 1 and video-first unified communications platform Zoom Video Communications are teaming up to deliver the first ever virtual Paddock Club experience. The platform, which set a new business record in April of 2020 by facilitating over 300 million daily meeting participants, is working with F1 to provide new business opportunities through what it says […]

July 16, 2020By Colin Mann

F1 chooses M2A CONNECT for live race streams

M2A Media, leading innovators in cloud-based video solutions, has announced that its just-released cloud-IP transport service, M2A CONNECT, has been adopted by global sports brand, Formula 1, to acquire, process and distribute the motorsport brand’s live content to global broadcasters and sports rights owners. M2A CONNECT provides Formula 1 with an event-based cloud-IP transport service […]

July 6, 2020

F1, Spotify podcast series

As Formula 1 returns to racing this week, F1 and Spotify have announced an all-new podcast series partnership, bringing fans the latest news, updates, and exclusive interviews from Formula 1’s biggest names. Inspired by Formula 1’s popular YouTube series, Paddock Pass podcast is hosted by Will Buxton, the sport’s digital presenter. In the exclusive episodes, […]

July 3, 2020By Colin Mann