Lucy Thomas will officially join the company in May 2023
2wcom will provide the technology to bring audio from the studios into the multiplexing centers and the technology on the edge of the transmitter distribution network to support EDI to ETI standards conversion.
Paneda will provide the DAB audio encoding and multiplexing systems in the multiplexing centers on a virtualized compute platform.
Arqiva says it is pleased that 2wcom and Paneda are working together to achieve an end-to-end system that meets its requirements.
Simon Mason, Arqiva’s head of broadcast radio technology, said, “We are confident that in 2wcom and Paneda we have trusted partners to respond to our customers’ needs.”
Werner Drews, 2wcom’s CEO, says, “The whole 2wcom team is pleased with the trust that Arqiva has placed in us. We are proud to work with Arqiva and our long-term partner Paneda to find a solution that provides millions of listeners with high-quality radio content.”
Lars-Peder Lundgren, CEO at Paneda Sweden, says that the collaboration with Arqiva is a big responsibility for which Paneda is well prepared. “We look forward to a long and valuable co-operation with Arqiva and our partner 2wcom. This also proves that our focus on customer needs and our development concept are highly appreciated.”