Featuring the Premier League game between Liverpool and Newcastle United, it was shown as IBC and supported by Timeline TV and Telegenic, who provided the match coverage and match cameras respectively.
Commenting on the development, Jamie Hindhaugh, CEO, BT Sport, said: “We’re proud to lead the industry with world class pictures and sound. We will continue to innovate in this area and viewers can expect more to come around personalisation and immersive audio. BT Sport has a rich history of the leading the industry with broadcast innovation, whether it’s this season’s launch of one of the world’s first HDR channels, BT Sport Ultimate, or, our 2018 world-first 5G-enabled remote production broadcast in London.”
Dominik Wrona, head of outside broadcast at BT’s Media and Broadcast Division, added: “We’re delighted to be partnering with brands such as BT Sport, Dolby, Timeline TV and Telegenic to deliver one of the highest-ever specification live sports broadcasts at IBC. As one of the leading contribution suppliers both in the UK and around the world, we enable broadcasters to adopt the latest technology such as 4K HDR. We will continue to push the boundaries of innovation, supporting broadcasters as they strive to fulfil their creative and technological ambitions.”