Reel Cinemas to use Arqiva Satellite Distribution System

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Sun, 02/27/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

One of the UK’s leading independent cinema chains Reel Cinemas has signed a contract with Arqiva’s digital cinema partners XDC to deploy satellite distribution at all of Reel Cinemas’ UK sites.

 George Eyles head of digital media networks at Arqiva Broadcast & Media says “We are delighted that Reel Cinemas has selected Arqiva’s Digital Cinema Satellite Distribution System for their entire UK circuit.  This 100 percent commitment underlines Reel Cinemas’ confidence in both satellite-based delivery and in Arqiva as the satellite-based delivery platform of choice.  Our professional receive equipment will be installed at each Reel Cinemas location enabling them to receive regular and reliable electronic delivery of DCPs and live content via our IS905 platform.”