F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Webber2011 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:29 am

I'm hearing that live races are not available in Australia due to Foxtel contract issues.

Anyone else know more about this ?

Thanks
Simon

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Gothrek » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:32 pm

Can anyone update on the service how it currently behaves? Is it already improved? Or still slow and not working most of the time?

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Zynerji » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:35 pm

WatchESPN is my choice in the US. Free with my Xfinity account, commercial free, HD, and buffer free.

Can't see paying extra for FOM coverage with that service available. 2-3 years ago, Yes!

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by MtthsMlw » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:35 pm

Gothrek wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:32 pm
Can anyone update on the service how it currently behaves? Is it already improved? Or still slow and not working most of the time?
FP works fine for me. Haven't tried watching Qualifying yet and the race livestream is still quite laggy.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by skoop » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:01 pm

MtthsMlw wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:35 pm
Gothrek wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:32 pm
Can anyone update on the service how it currently behaves? Is it already improved? Or still slow and not working most of the time?
FP works fine for me. Haven't tried watching Qualifying yet and the race livestream is still quite laggy.
It wasn't for me in Austria. I watched the race online and everything was fine.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by hemichromis » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:47 pm

Has anyone found an economic solution to the UK problem?

F1 coverage only!

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Moving Chicane » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:15 pm

Is anybody else having audio cut-offs when watching the stream? Like Croft and Brundle are discussing something and then they suddenly shut up only to restart talking 2-3s later. And I just remebered: it seems Iike I'm having some audio overlaping problems with team radio and Sky commentary. Anybody else?

And another question: how do you set up the side by side view of two drivers?
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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by ivanlesk » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:50 am

Moving Chicane wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:15 pm
Is anybody else having audio cut-offs when watching the stream? Like Croft and Brundle are discussing something and then they suddenly shut up only to restart talking 2-3s later. And I just remebered: it seems Iike I'm having some audio overlaping problems with team radio and Sky commentary. Anybody else?

And another question: how do you set up the side by side view of two drivers?
Same problems with audio.

And picture-in-picture is not available yet. IIRC they said that will be available later with apps for phones and TVs

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Gothrek » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:32 pm

Pity that it still has such problems.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by ivanlesk » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:13 am

Is there any info on future service upgrades?

Eg. PIP or apps for other platforms? Can we expect anything this season or should that be ready for next?

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Juzh » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:51 pm

a sepparate f1tv app is not available for ios and android which features a PIP.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by ivanlesk » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:42 pm

Juzh wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:51 pm
a sepparate f1tv app is not available for ios and android which features a PIP.
should have asked earlier :)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... production

And PIP works in app.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by gandharva » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:11 pm

And now add Chromecast support!

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Juzh » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:54 am

ivanlesk wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:42 pm
Juzh wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:51 pm
a sepparate f1tv app is not available for ios and android which features a PIP.
should have asked earlier :)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... production

And PIP works in app.
Was a typo. Meant to say "fitv app is noW available". :oops: Anyway there's an official announcment today also on f1.com.

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Re: F1 OTT service - where will it be available?

Post by Cuky » Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:15 am

I really hope that FOM will find their own commentators for next season (English language). I have nothing against SkyF1 crew, they do their job well most of the times, but it just dosn't work for me through F1TV. I mean, when they show their PiP stuff when Ted shows something on the cars or when Davidson analyses mistakes or crashes you can hear what they are trying to show, but you can't see it on F1TV and it just gets confusing. Not to mention that their sound is constantly cutting off, or that in FP1 yesterday it was so quiet that you could barely hear some mumbling in a background. Plus, after few months of not having it now we hear their SkyF1 theme music whenever they cut to commercials even though we don't have theme here.