MGP live stream coverage a success

Broadcasts were world first for 4G

More than 1.5 million people worldwide watched pioneering live stream technology at this year's Manx Grand Prix.

The coverage was trialled on social media through the Island's 4G network.

Manx Motor Cycle Club financial director, Ned Bowers, said the broadcasts were a world first of an outdoor sporting event using 4G.

The club hopes to release a highlights programme before Christmas.

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