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Prasar Bharti appoints SIS as production house for Delhi2010
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LONDON : Britain`s Satellite Information Services (SIS) has been contracted to produce and broadcast next year`s Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi for Doordarshan which is a subsidiary of Prasar Bharati, the host broadcaster for the Games. Prasar Bharati awarded contract after an exhaustive tender process.

SIS Live, Europe's largest outside broadcast and uplink supplier, will provide the production and coverage facilities and services to cover the Games. It will provide all the production facilities and personnel to cover 17 different sports across 12 venues in Delhi, as well as the Opening and Closing ceremonies.

SIS will also be providing coverage of the Queen's Baton Relay, which starts from Buckingham Palace on Thursday before making a 340-day, 190,000km journey across all the Commonwealth countries and territories, ending in Delhi at the start of the Games.

SIS will provide the technical infrastructure and over 1,000 highly-skilled technical and production staff at the venues.