Mediapro, Host Broadcaster of the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix
Mediapro, the host broadcaster in Spain, managed the distribution of the international signal produced by Formula One Management (FOM) for the Spanish Grand Prix, the fifth race of the F1 season and broadcast in 72 countries worldwide. The Mediapro Group provided services to 21 broadcasters who customised the signal from the track. The global TV audience for Formula 1 races is 527 million viewers.
Maldonado’s maiden F1 win was watched live in Spain by nearly 5 million viewers (39.7%, 4,975,000). The broadcast was the most watched race of the season so far on Antena 3.
Unitecnic, as a provider of audiovisual solutions and integrator of multimedia systems, worked on the design, installation and technical support for the broadcast infrastructure at the TV Compound for the distribution of the different signals for the broadcasters during the practice sessions, qualifying and the race itself, as well as the one-way signal relays.
The signal was also available online in 8 different countries including Spain via the Antena 3 website.