Arqiva distribution deals with Freesat, France 24
January 5, 2012
Arqiva has secured a further contract to deliver Freesat’s Electronic Programme Guide. Dual and redundant multiplexing, uplink and satellite capacity on Eurobird 1 will ensure the constant availability of the essential EPG data to over two million Freesat receivers across the UK.
Arqiva has also announced that it has won the contract to distribute the France 24 news channel in the UK. The five year contract sees Arqiva providing multiplexing, uplinking and satellite services that deliver the channel’s English language feed to the BSkyB and Freesat platforms as well as to an extensive network of hotels.