ELEVEN SPORTS has fuelled the excitement of motorsport fans in Poland by extending the agreement to show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE Formula 1® coverage across the country in a deal brokered by media rights agency MP & Silva, the rightsholder in Poland from 2014-2019.
The agreement will see ELEVEN showcase all the action from the 2018 and 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship™, complete with Friday and Saturday practice, qualifying sessions and Sunday races across every single race weekend through LIVE, delay and repeat broadcasts.
ELEVEN is currently in the middle of its second season of showcasing Formula 1® in Poland and the extension is testament to its sustained efforts to take the coverage of the sport to new levels by airing all practice and qualifying sessions in addition to live races. ELEVEN has packaged this together for the fans through high quality localised production on the ground at all races and top analysis and insight delivered by a world-class team, including the best local commentators and pundits in Poland.
“Formula One is a fantastic sporting spectacle full of tension and excitement and we are very proud of the work we have done to bring the thrilling action to fans across Poland through our localised strategy,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “The polish people love Formula One and we are delighted to have the opportunity to keep raising the bar. With the unrelenting action combined with our high-quality production and delivery, we are excited to continue this journey with the fans.”
In Poland, the channels Eleven, Eleven Sports and Eleven Extra are available on satellite platforms and cable networks, including leading operators such as nc+, Cyfrowy Polsat, UPC, Vectra, Multimedia Polska, Orange, INEA, TOYA, Netia, Promax and PLAY NOW as well as several other local cable television providers. The channels are also available through the ELEVEN SPORTS app on the elevensports.pl website, on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on selected Samsung Smart TVs with the Tizen system.
In addition to the FIA Formula One World Championship™ , ELEVEN SPORTS subscribers in Poland have access to premium football action including; Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2; La Liga Santander, Serie A TIM; Ligue 1; FA Cup and Community Shield; Scottish Professional Football League; CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers; and Campeonato Brasileiro Paulista Serie A & Serie A1. Viewers in Poland are also treated to other premium sports properties including NFL; ATP 250 tennis; and numerous Speedway properties including Ekstraliga – the domestic national league – from 2019.
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Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS delivers almost 20,000 LIVE hours of top class sporting action, available in almost 80 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.
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Formula 1® racing, which began in 1950, is the world’s most prestigious motor racing competition and is the world’s most popular annual sporting series. In 2016 it was watched by 400 million unique television viewers from over 200 territories. The 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship™ runs from March to November and spans 20 races in 20 countries across five continents. Formula One World Championship Limited is part of Formula 1, and holds the exclusive commercial rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship™.
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