Arqiva and Information TV partner to launch new channels on UK DTH platform

Arqiva, the leading UK communications infrastructure company, has announced a new long-term partnership with multi-channel broadcaster Information TV to provide new channels to the UK DTH market. The agreement gives customers of Information TV the advantage of using Arqiva’s infrastructure and technical excellence to provide reliable service, as well as the ability to interconnect to different markets and platforms globally.

With Arqiva signed up to be the exclusive provider of technical services for the broadcaster, Information TV will now have a one-stop shop for all services relating to the DTH market.

Adam Bishop, Director at Information TV, said: “Our customers come to us expecting the delivery of high-quality, reliable services, and having worked with Arqiva for a number of years, we had complete confidence in selecting them as our key supplier.

“Thanks to the technical support we will receive from Arqiva, we can balance our ever-expanding operational demands – offering our customers access to top-class broadcast services, while being able to concentrate our time on developing their businesses.”

Alex Pannell, Commercial Director, Satellite & Media, at Arqiva, said: “In this age of VoD and OTT content, broadcasters are increasingly looking at new channels to unlock additional revenue streams.

“Arqiva is constantly adapting its services to market demands, and we are hugely excited to work alongside Information TV over the coming years to provide a platform to ambitious broadcasters and their audiences.”

Information TV’s current roster of channels includes Frontrunner Sports, the only free-to-air sports channel on Sky and Freeview, along with Showcase and Property Show.

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