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Arqiva Secures Fourth Season With BBC’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’

HD outside-broadcast location facilities around the UK

Arqiva, a communications infrastructure and media services company, has been appointed by the BBC as the Outside Broadcasts provider for their flagship ‘Antiques Roadshow’ programme. This is the fourth consecutive season Arqiva has provided the BBC with on-location facilities for the show, which will once again be captured in High Definition.

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Arqiva provides the BBC with a dedicated and fully crewed High Definition Outside Broadcasts truck. Over the season, from April until September, this will be deployed to thirteen locations around the UK, from St Andrews University in Scotland to the Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club. The season’s recording began on Monday 4 April at Manchester Town Hall.

Malcolm Campbell, Commercial Director at Arqiva Broadcast & Media, said: “We take great pride in providing this service for the BBC and are delighted that the production team were keen to work with us again this year. Our Outside Broadcasts team works very closely with the BBC to ensure that we capture everything they need to maintain the extraordinarily high standards for which the Antiques Roadshow is renowned.”

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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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