· Bloomberg Television select Arqiva for dedicated European SNG services including truck deployment, teleport services and satellite capacity

Leading international news broadcaster Bloomberg Television has signed a European SNG contract with Arqiva. Bloomberg Television will have dedicated use of an Arqiva SNG truck including camera and production facilities. Arqiva will also provide backhaul, satellite capacity, downlink and onpass.

Malcolm Campbell, Commercial Director at Arqiva Broadcast & Media, said: “Bloomberg Television is renowned for covering the business news as it happens and we are proud to have been chosen to play a central role in the distribution of their news reports. Our SNG truck will be based in Brussels enabling swift access to key European money markets including Switzerland, France, Germany and the UK. Our ability to provide Bloomberg Television with dedicated SNG services supported by a proven international infrastructure gives the broadcaster complete flexibility and confidence for the delivery of live and recorded news feeds from all across Europe. This is an exciting expansion of our ongoing relationship with Bloomberg Television and we look forward to working further with this leading news broadcaster.”

Arqiva has the infrastructure and experience to help rights owners, programme makers and broadcasters to create and capture content, and to manage and deliver high quality television around the world. With a fleet of SNG trucks and over 100 earth stations at multiple teleports Arqiva regularly enables the managed global delivery of live and special events like major news stories

About Arqiva

Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, operates at the heart of the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets.

The company is at the forefront of network solutions and services in the digital world. Arqiva provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK and has a significant presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA. Customers include major broadcasters such as the BBC, ITV, BSkyB and the independent radio groups, major telco providers including the UK’s five mobile network operators, and the emergency services.


For more information please contact:

Darren Deans

Arqiva Broadcast & Media (UK)

Tel: +44 1494 878787

Email: [email protected]