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GlobeCast helps transmit FIM Superbike World Championships
GlobeCast, the content management and delivery company, will provide contribution and worldwide distribution of the FIM Superbike World Championships to broadcast rights holders for the next two years. The deal follows the extension of GlobeCast’s relationship with the series promoter Infront Sports and Media.
GlobeCast will deploy a fleet of SNG vehicles and flyaway units to each stage of the competition, which takes place in a number of countries across the globe between February and October. It will also provide coordination and help desk service with dedicated staff to give technical assistance to rights holders before, during and after each race.
GlobeCast will also provide Infront with the facilities and resources for international broadcast delivery of each round to rights holders throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Services provided include uplink, space segment and transmission via GlobeCast’s international satellite and fiber-optic network. After each race, GlobeCast will play out the weekend’s WorldSBK highlights from its site in Rome.