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UKTV extends Ericsson contract

July 21, 2016

Ericsson has extended its playout, VoD and access services contracts with UKTV, the biggest multichannel broadcaster in the UK.

Ericsson will continue to deliver playout services for UKTV’s channels including Dave, the UK’s most watched non-public service broadcasting channel; premium entertainment channel W; free-to-air channels Really, Yesterday and Home; and Gold, Alibi, Drama, Eden and Good Food.

Ericsson will also continue to provide media management services for UKTV’s on-demand services including UKTV Play, as well as the delivery of VoD content to other TV platforms and VoD aggregation services such as Sky, Virgin Media, BT and TalkTalk.

Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services, Ericsson, says: “We are proud that UKTV has chosen to continue working with Ericsson on these critical broadcast services. This is an important contract for Ericsson and underlines our ability to provide world-class broadcast and media services, as well as the quality and expertise of our talented team. We look forward to strengthening our relationship further and helping UKTV to provide their audiences with the very best TV experience anytime, anywhere for years to come.”

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