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TNT Sports acquires Formula E rights

TNT Sports will become the official broadcast home of Formula E live race coverage in the UK and Ireland, with former Premier League star and broadcaster Jermaine Jenas named as the new TV host. Formula E arrives on TNT Sports with live coverage of the race in Mexico City on January 13th 2024 to kick-off […]

December 7, 2023

Whisper races to Formula E deal

All-electric single-seater racing series Formula E has selected sports and entertainment production company Whisper to deliver English language live race coverage and programming for Season 10 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The new partnership will see Whisper produce English-language programming including pre- and post-race shows and live race content. Showcasing the driver […]

November 1, 2023By Colin Mann

IBC reveals Innovation and Social Impact Awards shortlists

IBC has unveiled the shortlists for this year’s Innovation and Social Impact Awards, taking place during IBC2023 in the RAI Amsterdam September 15th-18th . The IBC Innovation Awards honour collaborative efforts that lead to the development of fresh solutions that address real-world challenges, while the IBC Social Impact Awards acknowledge projects that address critical industry […]

July 17, 2023

Formula E strikes CBS Sports, Roku deals

All-electric motorsports series Formula E has revealed what it describes as “ground-breaking” new broadcast distribution partnerships in the US that will see long-standing partner CBS air more live races than ever before and introduce streaming platform Roku, as the streaming home of Formula E. Beginning in January 2024, five races will air live on CBS […]

June 27, 2023By Colin Mann

Ex-VMO2 COO Dodds joins Formula E

Jeff Dodds, whose departure as COO at UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 was announced earlier in May 2023, has been named as CEO of all-electric single seater race series Formula E. Dodds replaces Jamie Reigle, who, over the last four years, has led Formula E in partnership with Founder and Chairman, Alejandro Agag, and […]

May 17, 2023By Colin Mann

Formula E, Tata distribution deal

All-electric single-seater racing series Formula E and Tata Communications have agreed a strategic multi-year relationship with the global commtech company becoming the Official Broadcast Distribution Provider to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The new agreement will see Tata Communications deliver high-definition, high-resolution and high-speed live broadcast content to viewers around the world as […]

February 13, 2023By Colin Mann

Formula E races to record audiences

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has grown its cumulative audience for Season 8 beyond the record-breaking levels achieved the previous season with a four-way battle for the championship, a new qualifying format and a return to racing in Asia contributing to the new highs. Among a series of broadcast presentation and sporting enhancements […]

October 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Formula E, UNICEF launch Take a Breath campaign

Formula E and UNICEF have launched Take a Breath – a campaign and short film – featuring Actor and UNICEF Ambassador, Tom Hiddleston, highlighting the impact air pollution has on children and raising awareness to drive action to improve it. The two and a half minute film opens with a powerful spoken word short film […]

July 20, 2022

Monterosa raises £3.5m

Monterosa has raised £3.5m (€4.2m) of growth capital to accelerate development of its real-time engagement (RTE) platform and drive the company’s expansion into new global markets. The funding was led by 24Haymarket and included existing investor ACF Investors, plus a trio of new investors including Jeremy Darroch, former CEO and Executive Chair at Sky, Chris […]

March 22, 2022

Channel 4 acquires Formula E rights

Channel 4 will become the UK’s exclusive free-to-air TV home of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in a multi-year broadcast agreement beginning this season. Every race in the Championship’s biggest-ever 16-race calendar will be aired live on Channel 4 and All4, or on Channel 4 Sport’s YouTube channel. Race highlights will also be […]

January 24, 2022