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21/08/2014

Arqiva Deploys Thomson's ViBE EM4000 Encoder

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Thomson Video Networks has announced Arqiva, a communications infrastructure and media services provider in the UK, has deployed the ViBE EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder with the next-generation Flextream statistical multiplexer.

Three new ViBE EM4000 platforms now provide DVB-T/T2 video compression for the latest upgrade of the Arqiva Digital Terrestrial TV Platform, enabling Arqiva Services to launch new TV channels on its existing multiplex while also introducing a new high-definition multiplex.
"When we signed up for the challenge of not only expanding our existing channel offering, but introducing a brand-new HD multiplex, we did so knowing the ViBE EM4000 would deliver the required performance gains," said Stephen Foden, Arqiva Services' head of multiplex engineering.
"The EM4000 has provided us with the expansion capability that we were looking for on our MPEG-2 SD services. It has surpassed our expectations, ensuring we're now able to launch more HD services than we had originally planned.
"We believe the Thomson Video Networks technology roadmap will be a key enabler for Arqiva as we further expand our business over the coming years. The collaboration between Thomson Video Networks and Arqiva has been excellent and they have proven to be the ideal technology partner for this project."
The ViBE EM4000 encoder supports up to eight HD MPEG-4 AVC channels in a 1-RU chassis with features including embedded audio and subtitle transcoding.
"We are honoured to be partnering with Arqiva, one of the UK's leading providers of terrestrial broadcasting services, for its major channel expansion of the Digital Terrestrial TV Platform," said Darren Palmer, managing director Northern Europe, Thomson Video Networks. "Customers such as Arqiva choose the EM4000 because its outstanding compression performance enables them to deliver a larger number of revenue-generating channels without compromising on video quality."

www.thomson-networks.com

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