Winchester-based Arqiva provides the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications for customers including the BBC, ITV, Sky and Al-Jazeera. Led by chief executive Simon Beresford-Wylie, 61, it is a provider of telecom towers, with about 8,000 sites across the country, and is the UK’s sole supplier of national terrestrial television and radio broadcasting services.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank65
CompanyArqiva
ActivityCommunications services provider
LocationWinchester
Sales £m974
Profit £m522
Year endJun 18
Principal shareholdersCanada Pension Plan Investment Board (48%), Macquarie (25%), other investors (27%)
Staff2,088
Founded2005
Websitewww.arqiva.com

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