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Arqiva’s SNG services deliver breaking news for Bloomberg Television

November 19, 2010

International news broadcaster Bloomberg Television has signed a European SNG contract with Arqiva. Bloomberg Television will have dedicated use of an Arqiva SNG truck including camera and production facilities. Arqiva will also provide backhaul, satellite capacity, downlink and onpass.

Malcolm Campbell, Commercial Director at Arqiva Broadcast & Media, said: “Bloomberg Television is renowned for covering the business news as it happens and we are proud to have been chosen to play a central role in the distribution of their news reports. Our SNG truck will be based in Brussels enabling swift access to key European money markets including Switzerland, France, Germany and the UK. Our ability to provide Bloomberg Television with dedicated SNG services supported by a proven international infrastructure gives the broadcaster complete flexibility and confidence for the delivery of live and recorded news feeds from all across Europe. This is an exciting expansion of our ongoing relationship with Bloomberg Television and we look forward to working further with this leading news broadcaster.”

Arqiva has the infrastructure and experience to help rights owners, programme makers and broadcasters to create and capture content, and to manage and deliver high quality television around the world. With a fleet of SNG trucks and over 100 earth stations at multiple teleports Arqiva regularly enables the managed global delivery of live and special events like major news stories.

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