Arqiva agrees capacity deal with Eutelsat

ArqivaUK communications infrastructure firm Arqiva has agreed a multi-year, multi-transponder capacity deal with satellite operator Eutelsat.

The deal covers high-power transponders at 28° East video and strengthens the companies’ relationship at this video neighbourhood.

Eutelsat’s chief commercial and development officer, Michel Azibert, said that the agreement marks “new milestone in the longstanding relationship between our two companies.”

Eutelsat added that it reinforces Arqiva’s competitive position as a leading provider for DTH services in the UK and Ireland.

“This new multi-transponder deal with Eutelsat gives Arqiva and our customers true flexibility for future developments including the growth of HD channels,” said managing director, satellite and media at Arqiva, David Crawford.

“Our on-going strategic partnership with Eutelsat reinforces our commitment to providing premium UK DTH satellite capacity and service excellence in the market.”

Arqiva offers its customers an end-to-end suite of services to deliver channels into over 10 million Sky and Freesat homes in the UK.

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