As the UK’s leading provider of communications infrastructure and media services, we pride ourselves at being at the forefront of the latest industry developments and evolution.

  • One millionth smart meter connects to Britain’s secure network

    News

    21/5/2019

    One millionth smart meter connects to Britain’s secure network

    The Data Communications Company (DCC) has announced that one million second-generation (SMETS2) smart meters have been successfully connected to its nationwide secure network.

  • Innovation in radio transmission disaster recovery

    Blog

    10/5/2019

    Russell Williams, Product Manager, TV & Radio

    Innovation in radio transmission disaster recovery

    Unexpected distribution outages are inevitable from time to time, but disruptions like these needn’t have a prolonged impact to service or listeners.

  • Empowering tomorrow’s industry experts: Arqiva Apprenticeships in 2019

    Blog

    30/4/2019

    John Druce, Learning & Development Manager

    Empowering tomorrow’s industry experts: Arqiva Apprenticeships in 2019

    As the Arqiva apprenticeship scheme enters its second decade, its latest round of applications has attracted more aspiring broadcasting and telecommunications professionals than ever before.

  • Future thinking in the Smart Water sector

    Our Views

    13/3/2019

    Arqiva

    Future thinking in the Smart Water sector

    We’ve already seen evidence from smart water’s early adopters that dedicated network connectivity can make a real difference in the utilities sector.

  • How we helped create Freeview’s new mobile app

    Blog

    25/1/2019

    Drew Hosie, Head of Product and Proposition Development, Terrestrial Broadcast

    How we helped create Freeview’s new mobile app

    Freeview has been a staple of the UK television market for more than 15 years now, but the fact that it is still one of the fastest growing TV platforms in the UK does not mean it is resting on its laurels.

  • Radio research: Could 4G be a viable alternative to DAB?

    Blog

    23/1/2019

    Simon Mason, Head of Radio TSS & Architecture, Terrestrial Broadcast

    Radio research: Could 4G be a viable alternative to DAB?

    Can 4G deliver broadcast-like radio services? It’s a question that comes up again and again as broadcasters continue searching for the best ways to reach their ever-diversifying audiences, so we decided to put both to the test.

  • 700MHz Clearance: Filling the gaps

    Blog

    2/1/2019

    Tony Mattera, Technical Solutions Director, Terrestrial Broadcast

    700MHz Clearance: Filling the gaps

    Our main stations provide the vast majority of DTT coverage in the UK, but the relay stations are vital in providing service to communities not directly served by a main station.

  • 700MHz Clearance: How does a relay work?

    Blog

    2/1/2019

    Tony Mattera, Technical Solutions Director, Terrestrial Broadcast

    700MHz Clearance: How does a relay work?

    Our extensive DTT network is made up of many stations, each of which serves a specific geographic area of the country.

  • The journey of an apprentice engineer at Arqiva

    Blog

    7/12/2018

    Arqiva

    The journey of an apprentice engineer at Arqiva

    We speak to apprentice field technician, Macauley Walker, about his career as he reaches the culmination of his three-year apprenticeship.

  • 700MHz Clearance: How to plan a major infrastructure project

    Blog

    5/12/2018

    Jason Harvey, Programme Director, 700MHz Clearance

    700MHz Clearance: How to plan a major infrastructure project

    With the TV enjoyment of 65 million people at stake, it’s crucial that any major work we carry out on our DTT infrastructure goes smoothly.

  • Collaborative radio research to reduce power consumption

    Blog

    19/11/2018

    Phil Kesby, Principal Technical Architect, Terrestrial Broadcast

    Collaborative radio research to reduce power consumption

    The BBC and Arqiva recently undertook a two-year project aimed at reducing power consumption for some AM transmitters in the UK radio network. Please read below more details on the outcomes and a link to the whitepaper produced following the research.

  • DAB on the road: A 2018 update

    Blog

    16/11/2018

    Simon Mason, Head of Radio TSS & Architecture, Terrestrial Broadcast

    DAB on the road: A 2018 update

    DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) in cars is something we’ve discussed before, but as we move towards another new year, figures showing its growth seem to just keep on coming.

  • The UK water shortage: How bad is it and what’s being done?

    Blog

    9/10/2018

    Tony Anderson, Senior Sales Manager, Telecoms & M2M

    The UK water shortage: How bad is it and what’s being done?

    It’s easy to take our domestic water supply for granted - very few people in the UK have had to think twice about its availability. But, as we reflect on a record-breaking summer, water companies are under mounting pressure to do more with less and keep supplies flowing.

  • Smart water networks: A layered view

    Blog

    2/10/2018

    Arqiva

    Smart water networks: A layered view

    As part of an ongoing shift from traditional to ‘smart water’, the UK’s water companies are beginning to add various layers of connected equipment and analytics to their networks of pipes, pumps, meters and valves.

  • 700MHz Clearance: Working on our Main Station Antennas

    Blog

    2/10/2018

    Jason Harvey, Programme Director, 700MHz Clearance

    700MHz Clearance: Working on our Main Station Antennas

    We’re working hard to make space on the 700MHz band so that mobile operators and their customers can get the most from both 4G and 5G in the future.

  • Working towards a smarter water industry

    Blog

    26/9/2018

    Arqiva

    Working towards a smarter water industry

    Smart meters are helping water companies around the UK to improve the services they provide for customers.

  • Smart water metering networks: The basics

    Blog

    19/9/2018

    Arqiva

    Smart water metering networks: The basics

    Smart meters are already being recognised by water companies as an important resource to enhance their networks and deliver better services for millions of customers.

  • The power of Love Island: Why linear TV is thriving

    Blog

    23/8/2018

    Nathan Bailey, Marketing Manager, Terrestrial Broadcast

    The power of Love Island: Why linear TV is thriving

    Adore or detest the premise, there’s no denying that the 2018 series of Love Island was a huge success for ITV. Millions followed the drama from day one until July’s finale, which became ITV2’s most-watched programme ever.

  • How to launch… Everything you need to know to monetise your content

    Blog

    10/8/2018

    Arqiva

    How to launch… Everything you need to know to monetise your content

    We have the tools, infrastructure and expertise to put your content in front of the right audience at the right time, and in the most cost-effective way.

  • 700MHz Clearance: Time to retune

    Blog

    6/8/2018

    Tony Mattera, Technical Solutions Director, Terrestrial Broadcast

    700MHz Clearance: Time to retune

    With a planned completion date of 2020, the 700MHz clearance programme is now in full swing. As experienced as we are in this kind of work, though, there are some unavoidable complexities that we must overcome.

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