Everyman Cinemas has joined Arqiva's Digital Cinema delivery platform on the IS905 satellite. The agreement covers the entire Everyman Cinema chain. Each cinema will be equipped to receive automated electronic delivery of Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) including feature films, trailers and advertising. The cinemas will also be able to access the extensive live alternative content transmitted from across the world by Arqiva via IS905.
Marco Tinnirello, Head of Digital Cinema at Arqiva, said: "It's wonderful that Everyman has committed its entire cinema chain to our Digital Cinema Satellite Distribution Network. Arqiva's IS905 platform and our professional grade receive equipment offers cinemas an efficient, resilient and simple way to receive recorded and live content from all around the world. We very much look forward to working with Everyman as their chain continues to grow."
Andrew Myers, CEO of Everyman, said: "Everyman Cinemas is committed to providing audiences with an exceptional cinema experience. Arqiva's Digital Cinema Satellite Distribution Network enables us to offer our audiences some of the very finest live arts, opera, music and dance from some of the world's most prestigious venues. We're delighted to join the Arqiva Digital Cinema Network. "
Arqiva provides robust satellite and IP networks for the managed delivery of entertainment, information and advertising worldwide. It works with leading media distributors to provide electronic delivery services of live events and feature films into nearly 700 digital cinemas across Europe. Everyman Cinemas joins major cinema chains including Vue, Empire, Cineworld, Odeon UCI, Reel, Yelmo and Space on what is rapidly becoming Europe's cinema distribution network of choice.
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