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INTEGRATED RECEPTION SYSTEMS
PTC are specialists in the design and procurement of large-scale digital communal TV systems for new housing and mixed-use developments.
Digital communal aerial systems are already common for MDUs and are increasingly specified for SDU and mixed residential communities, either by the developer or planning authorities. Integrated Reception System (IRS) is a common standard for digital communal networks used in the UK.
Integrated Reception System (IRS) supplies satellite, terrestrial TV and radio by cable to each unit.
Removes the need for unsightly dishes and aerials.
Clients manage own subscription for pay TV services e.g. Sky
Clients require TV license in UK.
Fibre-based IRS (FIRS) is now cost competitive, requires no street cabinets and can be combined with triple-play systems e.g. broadband, IPTV, voice.
Maintenance and support carried out by managing agents or community interest company.