Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat

Arqiva, the UK´s communications infrastructure and media services company, and Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have announced an agreement that strengthens their relationship at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood, the company said.

The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement covering high-power transponders at 28° East reinforces Arqiva´s competitive position as a service provider for DTH services in the UK and Ireland. With multiple teleports, transponders and connectivity solutions, Arqiva offers its customers an end-to-end suite of services to deliver channels into over 10 million Sky and Freesat homes.

Arqiva is a UK communications infrastructure and media services provider dedicated to connecting people wherever they are through the delivery of TV, radio, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world´s and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 39 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies.