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Phone: +44 (0)1962 823 434
Web site: www.arqiva.com

Arqiva is a communications infrastructure and media services company, operating at the heart of the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets.  At the forefront of network solutions and services, we provide much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK.

In this ever-changing world, consumer habits are evolving rapidly, providing businesses new opportunities to monetise content. We enable broadcasters and content owners to enhance and monetise their assets, delivering their content across multiple platforms and territories with the highest standards of service.

Product Description

We are the UK provider of transmission services and infrastructure for television and have a network of more than 1,150 TV towers.

We provide coverage to 99% of the population and carry Freeview into around 20 million households every day, making it the UK’s most popular TV platform.

In addition, our Satellite & Media business is the UK’s leading independent owner and operator of teleports and offers a portfolio of services from content preparation and management, through to content distribution and consumption for linear and OTT platforms across the globe.

Online Resources
  • Launching a TV channel on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT)
    This document is a quick reference guide for anyone looking to launch a channel on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform in the UK.
  • Launching a TV channel on UKDTH
    This document is designed as a quick reference guide for anyone looking to launch a new channel on the Sky & Freesat platforms in the UK.
  • Starting your VOD service
    This document is aimed at anyone who wishes to launch a service offering Video-On-Demand (VOD) content for consumers, either independently or through an end platform (such as Sky, YouTube or Amazon).
  • Exploring internet contribution and distribution
    This document explores the possibilities of a fully-managed, end-to-end IP contribution service that leverages the latest technologies to eliminate the imperfections normally associated with internet grade transport.
This company is listed in the following categories:
Content Delivery Networks/CDNContent ProtectionEncoding/TranscodingLive Streaming
Mobile VideoOTT TVMedia/Entertainment VideoOnline Video Industry
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YouView Takes Service to the Cloud
YouView claims to be the first large-scale UK broadcaster to embrace the cloud; changes include a redesigned UI and a move from Flash to HTML5
BBC and ITV Revive Paid VOD Streaming Plans
Joined by NBC Universal, broadcasters BBC and ITV are working on a UK competitor to Netflix and Amazon Prime

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