Telefónica to launch dedicated F1 channel after agreeing rights deal 14 February, 2014 Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica has agreed a multi-year rights deal with Formula One Management, the commercial rights-holder for the motor racing series, under which it will launch a dedicated F1 channel on its IPTV platform Movistar TV.
The agreement commences with the forthcoming 2014 F1 season and Telefónica said the new channel will provide live coverage of all races, qualifying and practice sessions through any connected device, both inside and outside the home.
Movistar F1 will also include original content and supplementary information about the sport. The new channel will launch...
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