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.

  • The evolution of water metering

    Our Views

    21/10/2020

    John Lillistone, Director of Utilities

    The evolution of water metering

    Identifying and resolving leaks in the network is of paramount importance for water companies and customers. Metering is a key tool in achieving that, even more so if it's smart.

  • Lessons learned from smart water trials

    Our Views

    12/8/2020

    Pete Goodwin, Account Director, Water, Arqiva

    Lessons learned from smart water trials

    Trials help to prove the value of a product or service. After many such trials for water companies in the UK, what have we learnt and how can those lessons benefit our customers?

  • Assuring global linear channel delivery through the cloud

    Our Views

    19/6/2020

    Daniel Lynch, Senior Product Manager, Arqiva

    Assuring global linear channel delivery through the cloud

    Few doubt the ability of the cloud to reduce cost, increase agility and add flexibility to operations. But what about service assurance?

  • How cloud innovation is set to deliver on-the-ground business impact

    Our Views

    19/6/2020

    Greg Burns, Head of Business Development Solutions, Arqiva

    How cloud innovation is set to deliver on-the-ground business impact

    Every broadcaster and content owner has a cloud strategy, or is likely to be evaluating the need to employ one. Now there’s a simple way of making it an operational reality.

  • Delivering live sports and events through the cloud

    Our Views

    18/6/2020

    Matthew Huntington, Head of OTT Products and Development, Arqiva

    Delivering live sports and events through the cloud

    For global sports broadcasters and rights holders, getting their live events in front of the biggest audiences is the whole ball game

  • Celebrating Women in Engineering Day

    Blog

    18/6/2020

    Bethany Preston, Operational Support Systems Engineer, Arqiva

    Celebrating Women in Engineering Day

    This Women in Engineering Day, Bethany Preston considers how barriers are being broken down, and what more can be done.

  • The new normal in contribution and distribution

    Our Views

    12/6/2020

    Max Owen, Head of Pre-Sales - Video, OTT & SDC, Arqiva

    The new normal in contribution and distribution

    There’s nothing ‘normal’ about the world we’re waking up to every morning. The coronavirus pandemic has made sure of that and looks likely to continue to influence industry thinking around agility, business continuity and disaster recovery for some time to come.

  • Return to radio

    Our Views

    6/4/2020

    Richard Johnston, Head of Commercial Radio

    Return to radio

    With a quarter of the world’s population on lockdown, people are falling back on old habits.

  • Assuring availability and security in Smart Water Networks

    Blog

    7/11/2019

    Pete Goodwin, Account Director, Water

    Assuring availability and security in Smart Water Networks

    Arqiva’s end-to-end approach to security, availability and disaster recovery protects investments and ensures water companies and their customers can face their smart future with confidence.

  • Planning your Smart Water Network...the Arqiva way

    Blog

    31/10/2019

    Pete Goodwin, Account Director, Water

    Planning your Smart Water Network...the Arqiva way

    Arqiva’s network and radio planning underpins the successful collection, processing and delivery of millions of Smart Water Meter (SWM) readings every day.

  • Examining the latest developments in a surprising year of sport

    Our Views

    30/10/2019

    Chris Alner, Head of Business Development, Media Networks

    Examining the latest developments in a surprising year of sport

    As 2019 paid testament to the continued strength of linear TV, the increasing influence of digital disruptors, and the power of new players on the field we take a look ahead to what this means for 2020 and beyond.

  • Second generation smart meters pass 2 million mark – top 10 localities revealed

    Blog

    17/9/2019

    Arqiva

    Second generation smart meters pass 2 million mark – top 10 localities revealed

    The Smart Data Communications Company (DCC) has announced that its 2 millionth second-generation smart meter (SMETS2) was installed on Saturday 07 September by British Gas in Carshalton, Surrey.

  • Women in Engineering Day 2019

    Blog

    23/6/2019

    Arqiva

    Women in Engineering Day 2019

    To celebrate this year’s Women in Engineering Day, engineers Bethany Preston and Nicola Parr tell us about their experiences in the industry – and why you shouldn’t let your gender put you off.

  • Utilities and IoT: Securing the future today

    Blog

    20/6/2019

    Denis Onuoha, Chief Information Security Officer

    Utilities and IoT: Securing the future today

    Arqiva’s Chief Information Security Officer, Denis Onuoha, emphasises the importance of safeguarding the utility industry’s smart networks.

  • 700MHz Clearance: A focus on airworks

    Blog

    10/6/2019

    Arqiva

    700MHz Clearance: A focus on airworks

    With more than 50 cleared main stations and over 350 cleared relay sites under our belts, Arqiva is making steady progress freeing up the 700MHz band.

  • 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 today

    Blog

    30/4/2019

    John Druce, Learning & Development Manager

    Empowering tomorrow’s industry experts: Arqiva Apprenticeships today

    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.

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