Arqiva plans consumer-facing VOD site

UK transmission services company Arqiva plans to use its acquisition of the assets of the Kangaroo joint venture to create a consumer-facing online video-on-demand portal.

Strategic development director Rob Hamlin told online news service Paidcontent that Arqiva plans to create a consumer-facing site and was prioritising signing up content suppliers including the former joint-venture partners BBC Worldwide, ITV and Channel 4. No launch date was given.