Under the new deal, Arqiva will provide its streaming services for the remaining four races in the US, Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi.
Global satellite and media services provider Arqiva has teamed with Fox Networks Group (FNG) Asia to deliver 4K content stream of the F1 race action.
The deal is the latest in a four-year relationship between Arqiva and FNG Asia, which has seen them working together on the delivery of content for channels in Singapore. The partnership will see Arqiva utilise its fibre infrastructure to pick-up live 4K content from BSkyB, and take responsibility for transcoding and delivery into FNG Asias channel delivery network via a combination of traditional and cloud-based services.
Under the terms of the new deal, Arqiva will provide its streaming services for the remaining four races of the Formula One season taking place in the US, Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi. It has already delivered live 4K streaming of the Singapore, Malaysian and Japanese Grands Prix.
We are thrilled to be working with a broadcaster like FNG Asia on a spectacle as prestigious as Formula One, and it is a fantastic reflection of Arqivas growing presence in the Asian market, commented Chris Walder, senior vice president, Asia Pacific at Arqiva. FNG Asia shares our values in terms of providing the most efficient, stimulating viewing experiences to its customers, and we are looking forward to developing this relationship.
Added Jeroen Roeper, vice president of broadcast technical operations ?at FOX Networks Group Asia:Having worked together with Arqiva for more than four years, we are confident in its ability to provide reliable, high quality services for our channels, no matter the requirement. Were excited to be extending our relationship with Arqiva into this new territory, bringing our viewers the live 4K Formula One coverage they deserve and are incredibly pleased with the results so far.