Tag Archives: Arqiva

Bebo owners have snapped up SeeSaw

SeeSaw It seems that online TV service SeeSaw will live to fight another day. At the end of May, it seemed the SeeSaw ride had finally come to an end when Arqiva.. more
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Bebo owners poised to snap up SeeSaw?

arqiva It seems that Criterion Capital Partners, the banking and investment firm which stepped in and purchased the ailing social network Bebo for a low-pitched price, is hoping to pull off a.. more
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SeeSaw online TV to close, figures don’t balance

Arqiva has announced that it is to close down its SeeSaw online TV service. The project was launched last February, and offered around 3,000 hours of free content, which included some.. more
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LTE mobile broadband trial kicks off in Wales

Arqiva and Alcatel-Lucent have announced that they are to trial LTE mobile broadband in Wales. The idea is to deliver high speed (up to 50Mbps) broadband to rural communities or so-called UK “not-spots”, using the 800MHz spectrum freed up by the switch to digital TV... more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News

Arqiva planning 3D tests

The company behind digital TV in the UK, Arqiva, is currently working on a test that would make 3D television services available to the UK’s terrestrial broadcasters. Initially the testing would take place using a closed user group, possibly in London, although Arqiva has yet.. more
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More time for Yesterday

The UKTV owned history channel Yesterday will be extending its hours on the free to view digital TV Freeview, following negotiations with Arqiva. The plan is that as from the beginning of June, Yesterday will be able to offer the same service on Freeview as.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV

SeeSaw offers pay to view service

The video on demand (VoD) provider, SeeSaw, which is based on the old Project Kangaroo technology, is moving into the territory of pay TV by offering its users up to a thousand hours of content. It will cost just 99p to £1.19p for an episode.. more
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Arqiva renews MTV

The satellite system provider Arqiva will be making two of its transponders on the Astra satellite system, located at 19 degrees east, available for MTV, following a contract renewal between the two firms. According to the commercial director of Arqiva satellite and media, Malcolm Campbell,.. more
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Ofcom approves DTT sale

The media regulator Ofcom has approved a plan by the BBC and Arqiva to sell off some of the multiplex capacity. This freed up space should allow for the creation of two new national TV channels to be broadcast via digital terrestrial television (DTT). The.. more
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NEC deploys DVB-T2 transmitters for Arqiva

NEC Corporation has deployed its first DVB-T2 digital terrestrial TV broadcast transmitters. The transmitters will allow Arqiva and the BBC to launch the world’s first DVB-T2 digital terrestrial broadcast service from December 2, 2009. They are part of the planned upgrade of an existing BBC.. more
Posted in HDTV / 3D TV News