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Company Overview of Arqiva Limited

Company Overview

Arqiva Limited operates as a communications infrastructure and media services company in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company conducts its operations through Broadcast and Media, and Telecoms segments. It offers television (TV) services, including digital terrestrial TV; connect TV; TV distribution; sports, news, and special events; fiber and IP connectivity; managed broadcast solutions; media management and playout; teleport; disaster recovery and resiliency; and frequency management services. The company also provides radio services, such as analogue broadcasting, digital broadcasting, special events, disaster recovery and resiliency, and service managem...

Crawley Court

Winchester,  SO21 2QA

United Kingdom

1,865 Employees

Phone:

44 962 823434

Key Executives for Arqiva Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Managing Director of Business Operations
Age: 49
Chief Executive Officer of the New Vod Business
Interim Managing Director of Wireless Access
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Arqiva Limited Key Developments

Arqiva to Launch UK IoT Network in November

Arqiva to launch UK IoT network in November low-cost SigFox network will facilitate high-volume, low-margin services. The first phase of Arqiva's planned U.K. Internet of Things (IoT) network will launch next month. The first sites will be operational from November. It will launch in the first 10 cities to be covered in April next year, with nationwide rollout after that.

National Express West Midlands Renews Managed Service Contract with Arqiva

National Express West Midlands renewed its managed service contract with Arqiva. This provides NX West Midlands with the additional capability to monitor real-time communications across its fleet of over 1,500 buses, providing improved security and safety for bus drivers and a more efficient service for local residents. The contract refresh will move the NX West Midlands bus fleet onto a new Ofcom spectrum frequency that will provide far greater call capacity across the system, enabling faster response times. Arqiva will also provide new features to enable NX West Midlands to monitor and quickly access voice recordings between its centralised dispatchers and drivers. In addition the new real time reporting tools will allow NX West Midlands to analyse and identify problems much quicker.

Arqiva Announces Executive Changes

Arqiva has appointed David Crawford as Managing Director of Satellite. He will be responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic direction of Arqiva's satellite business, which includes sales and operations for a range of international broadcasters and the Occasional Use content distribution from major international sports, entertainment and news events. He will take up his post on March 3, 2014, taking over from Barrier Woolston, who has been interim managing director for the past six months and will remain Commercial Director for Satellite.

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October 7, 2014
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