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Arqiva Covers Coupe de France Football for France Television Outre-Mer

Arqiva SNGs & satellite capacity distributes two Coupe de France matches for France Television Outre-Mer

Arqiva has distributed Coupe de France football for France Television Outre-Mer (France Ô). Arqiva’s SNGs were deployed to uplink two matches played on November 20th. Arqiva also provided the domestic satellite capacity from which France Ô downlinked the live feeds.

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Malcolm Campbell, Commercial Director at Arqiva Broadcast & Media, said: “The Coupe de France is the nation’s most prestigious football tournament bringing together clubs from all around France and its territories. With our European SNG fleet, teleport infrastructure and satellite capacity Arqiva is perfectly placed to distribute live events for national and international broadcasters, and we are proud to have been chosen by France Ô to help deliver these popular matches to French football fans.”

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 OB and SNG trucks and over 100 earth stations Arqiva regularly enables the managed global delivery of live and special events.

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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.

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