SES strikes agreement with Arqiva in the UK and Ireland

20 September 2013 | Kavit Majithia


Satellite provider SES has signed a new long term multiple transponder contract with Arqiva to serve TV and radio customers in the UK and Ireland.

SES said it has been serving more than 12 million satellite householders in the UK and Ireland since the end of of 2012, and its investment gives Arqiva a base to serve broadcast clients to address large audiences in the UK and Ireland.

“This new contract underlines the attractiveness of our satellite offering for the UK and Irish market and is a strong component of our long-standing partnership with our valued customer Arqiva,” said Ferdinand Kayser, CCO at SES.

Barrie Woolston, commercial director of satellite and media at Arqiva said the agreement was dedicated to providing the best service for its customers. “This new contract with SES will provid us the capacity to achieve this.”