Tata Communications, a leading provider of The New World of Communications on Thursday announced a multiyear technology service and marketing agreement with Formula One management.
The agreement will see Tata Communications delivering world-class connectivity to all 20 Formula 1 race locations over its global network, the largest in the world. It will also provide hosting and content delivery services to Formula1.com, which is accessed by tens of millions of fans around the globe.
The innovative deal positions Tata Communications corporately as a Technology Supplier of Formula 1 with category exclusive designations as Official Connectivity Provider of Formula 1 and Official Web Hosting and Content Delivery Network of Formula1.com.
Formula One group businesses and race locations will now be connected to the Tata Global Network (TGN), supported by secure MPLS connectivity. Formula One Management's IT infrastructure and Formula1.com will be colocated and hosted in Tata Communications’ world-class data centres.
The public announcement was made during a London press conference delivered by Vinod Kumar, MD and CEO of Tata Communications and Bernie Ecclestone, CEO of Formula One group.