Arqiva joins Project Canvas as its seventh partner

LONDON - Arqiva has joined Project Canvas, the proposed internet-connected TV platform being developed by a consortium including the BBC.

Arqiva: latest partner to join Project Canvas
Arqiva: latest partner to join Project Canvas

Arqiva, the communications infrastructure company that also owns VoD platform SeeSaw, is the seventh partner to join after the BBC, BT, Channel 4, Five, ITV and TalkTalk.

The partners will take equal stakes, each providing the same amount of funding to the venture.

Project director Richard Halton said: "Arqiva have a history of positive and progressive support for Freeview, and Project Canvas will benefit hugely from both their experience and engineering expertise."

The news comes as it emerged the Office of Fair Trading is to open an investigation into Project Canvas.

 

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

WPP confirms search has begun for Sorrell's successor

WPP confirms search has begun for Sorrell's successor

WPP has begun to look at external candidates to replace Sir Martin Sorrell as the chief executive of WPP, the company confirmed today.

Share
VR is dead, long live VR

VR is dead, long live VR

VR has huge potential but it's time to admit that we don't actually know what to do with it, writes Dino Burbidge, director of technology and innovation, WCRS.

Share
The quirky, wonderful and eye-widening world of C2
[Sponsored feature]

The quirky, wonderful and eye-widening world of C2

Say goodbye to stale buffet food, dowdy carpets and middle-of-the-road speakers. C2 is the first conference of its kind...

Share

Get news by email