[Satellite TODAY 07-06-12] Arqiva
will increase its fiber connectivity into Italy after signing an agreement with Telecom Italia Media Broadcasting (TIMB)
to extend its presence into TIMB’s national broadcast network, Arqiva announced July 5.
Arqiva said the deal gives the company access to TIMB’s 19 national points of presence and enables the delivery of international TV channels onto all major TV platforms in Italy.
Arqiva Commercial Sales Director Barrie Woolston added that the deal also offers Italian broadcasters simple TV distribution to Italian communities around the world. “Major international broadcasters rely on our infrastructure to ensure their content reaches their audiences. Italy is a popular market for international TV and by working with TIMB we are able to offer broadcasters robust, secure and commercially attractive access to and from Italy,” Woolston said in a statement.