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Arqiva renews capacity on Eutelsat satellites

EutelsatUK transmission services provider Arqiva has renewed multi-year contracts for capacity on two Eutelsat satellites.

The Ku-band capacity on Eutelsat 10A and Eutelsat 7B are central to Arqiva’s European distribution capability.

David Crawford, managing director for satellite and media at Arqiva, said: “Arqiva is dedicated to providing the very best service for our customers. This contract renewal with Eutelsat, combined with our award-winning teleports, will provide us with long term dedicated capacity for our Occasional Use business, enabling scale and service excellence.”

Michel Azibert, chief commercial and development officer at Eutelsat, said: “We attach high value to our longstanding relationship with Arqiva and are proud that our professional video services, based on the premium European footprints of the Eutelsat 10A and 7B satellites, continue to meet the expectations of such a sophisticated media services company. Together, we work hard to add value to leading broadcasters, sports and news agencies and their audiences across many continents.”