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Arqiva scales up Eutelsat satellite capacity for DTH broadcasting

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MUMBAI: UK based communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva has signed a multi-year deal with Eutelsat Communications for a 14th transponder at the 28° East video neighbourhood, to serve the UK DTH (direct-to-home) broadcasting market.

 

Arqiva’s portfolio of capacity at the UK’s premium neighbourhood, combined with encryption, multiplexing and uplinking services, positions it as a key partner for channels seeking to engage with Sky and Freesat homes. The additional capacity will expand Arqiva’s extensive digital multiplex offering and broaden the options available to its existing and future customer base.

 

Arqiva managing director for satellite and media David Crawford said, “Arqiva’s multi-year agreement with Eutelsat not only supports our continued growth in the satellite market, but it also confirms our long-term commitment to our customers, and to delivering them service excellence at great value.”

 

Eutelsat chief commercial and development officer Michel Azibert added, "We are proud to meet the exact requirements of the largest satellite and media service provider in the UK. The Arqiva team has its finger on the pulse of broadcasting in the UK and we are delighted that our satellite capacity forms an integral part of their response to customers."

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