BT Sport has arrived in the English football scene and has challenged the dominance of Sky Sports.

They have done just that with their coverage of the Premier League, the Champions League and the Europa League

With the mobile technology 5G and 4G they want to expand their game now to offer the viewers even more coverage.

BT Sport is the only broadcaster to use a 5G network as part of its operation.

This will allow not only the use of true remote production, but also an increased number of live matches and much, much more during this period.



Faster and lighter cameras are used on the premises

With a radically new approach to television recording, they will radiate more women's Super League action than ever before – at a time when women's play is booming across the country.

It also means more National League than ever before, as the remote production will be operational for every game of both competitions this season.

For fans of both leagues, this does not just mean experiencing more live action. It also means bringing every goal and all the relevant highlights from the games closer than ever before, including a new show with highlights on Saturday night for the fans.



Mirror Sport traveled to Dagenham to see how it all came together

Remote production plays a key role in making BT Sport both greener and more cost effective. Large-capacity trucks parked in front of stadiums could be a thing of the past.

Critical to the editorial process is that resources can be freed up and talents deployed at a greater number of locations in the stadium than ever before. For example, if the team bus fails 100 meters off the ground, they can now do so quickly using a camera there.

In conjunction with 4G / 5G, footage can be returned to Stratford Base in minutes, cut and packaged, and used with digital services such as Virtual Reality.

Previously, the game material had to be returned to BT Sport either via satellite, which would cost a lot of money, meaning that you would not be able to cover all the games, or physically, and that would be delayed if viewers saw the action.



Behind the scenes at BT Sport's production center, where creativity is encouraged

With a much streamlined approach, BT Sport can do more than ever, move away from traditional approaches, create content and publish it on TV, in the BT Sport app and on social media channels as soon as possible.

"It's really exciting to understand what you can do with content," said Jamie Hindhaugh, COO of BT Sport.

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"Remote production allows us to build teams of all collaborators, allowing for greater diversity and involvement in the production department, as well as better wellbeing for employees who may have needed to move across the country, sometimes away from families.

"Remote production allows us to build teams while improving accessibility through our core infrastructure.

"Our job is to personalize the sports experience, so if you're a football fan, the stadium is the best place to be."

"The second best place is at BT Sport."

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