Tata Communications has partnered with Mercedes AMG Petronas to provide connectivity for the team at all Formula One race locations using the Tata Communications global network. With this new partnership, the Indian telecom provider becomes the official managed connectivity supplier to the team.
Tata Communications will work closely with Mercedes AMG Petronas team to deliver high-speed, high quality and secure trackside connectivity, enabling the team to transfer vital real-time data from the Silver Arrow cars at any Grand Prix location to its headquarters in the UK, three times faster than at present. The improved trackside connectivity will enable the team to react more quickly to developments at the track and help to increase car performance.
"We are delighted to have agreed our new team partnership with Tata Communications. Formula One® relies on data and the ability to transfer our data from the track back to our factories in Brackley and Brixworth quickly and securely. The Tata Communications global network will play a key role in the team’s performance and our ability to react over the race weekends. That we will now be able to achieve our data transfer requirements three times faster is fantastic. Having Tata Communications on-site at the race track to work with the team will be a big asset in our demanding and fast-paced environment, and we look forward to developing a close working relationship with them as we strive to achieve our ambitions in Formula One." said Ross Brown, team principal, Mercedes AMG Petronas.