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closed 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

KT Corporation, acquired Enswers Inc.

synopsis: KT Corp., provider of integrated telecommunications services in Korea, has bought local video search technology company, Enswers. Enswers develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
buyer: KT Corporation(KT:$21,990,051.00)
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
target: Enswers Inc.
Enswers Inc. operates as a video search technology company that develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/29/2014 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire Digitalsmiths Corp.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television market, announced that it will acquire Digitalsmiths, the Pay-TV industry's most broadly adopted cloud-based content discovery and recommendation service.
buyer: TiVo Inc.(TIVO:$303.91)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies.
target: Digitalsmiths Corp.
Built for service providers, content providers and consumer electronics manufacturers, Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery® enables personalized discovery experiences that instantly connect consumers to the most relevant movies, TV shows and live events available, at any time, on any screen.
price ($mm)
$135
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closed 12/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Tribune Media Services, acquired CastTV Inc.

synopsis: Tribune Media Services (TMS), a leading provider of entertainment information databases, announced that it has acquired CastTV, a leader in video search, indexing and data technologies for discovering TV shows, movies and other online video content.
buyer parent:Tribune Company
buyer: Tribune Media Services
Tribune Interactive, a subsidiary of Tribune Company, manages the interactive operations of major daily newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsday and their associated websites, plus all aspects of Tribune's print and online classified advertising operations.
target: CastTV Inc.
CastTV is a leading video search platform that reaches over 4 million consumers monthly. CastTV's innovative technology enables the search and navigation of video content across the "three screens" of computer, television, and mobile.
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closed 11/22/2011 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired VideoSurf Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has announced the acquisition of video discovery technology company VideoSurf Inc. Founded in 2006, VideoSurf offers a back-end computer vision technology that "sees" frames inside videos to make discovering content fast, easy and accurate.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation(MSFT:$77,849.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide.
target parent: Pitango Venture Capital
target: VideoSurf Inc.
VideoSurf Inc. is a California-based video discovery technology company. Using a unique combination of new computer vision and fast computation methods, VideoSurf has taught computers to “see” inside videos to find content in a fast, efficient, and scalable way.
price ($mm)
$70
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closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired TVDuck.com

synopsis: Rebellion Media has solidified its presence in the entertainment vertical with the acquisition of a portfolio of video search engine properties, highlighted by TVDuck.com. Tvduck.com lets users watch tv, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform.
target: TVDuck.com
Tvduck.com lets users watch TV, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
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closed 1/10/2006 via

America Online, Inc., acquired Truveo, Inc.

synopsis: Internet video search pioneer Truveo, Inc. has been acquired by America Online, Inc., solidifying AOL's leadership position as the premier destination for a full suite of video and search services. AOL's acquisition agreement with Truveo was signed and closed on December 21, 2005. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent:Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: America Online, Inc.(AOL:$2,240.40)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers.
target: Truveo, Inc.
Truveo, headquartered in Burlingame, Calif., is building the most comprehensive search engine for video on the Web. The company's unique Visual Crawler technology enables Truveo to find videos that current search engines miss, and deliver highly relevant and up-to-the-minute results to users.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 7/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG, acquired fotocommunity GmbH

synopsis: Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG has bought fotocommunity GmbH, a company that operates an Internet community for amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts in Europe. The company also offers videocommunity.com, a platform for filmmakers, video-artists, and musicians, as well as offers online digital imaging services.
buyer: Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG
Weka Firmengruppe GmbH & Co. KG, through its subsidiaries, operates as a publishing company in Europe. It publishes magazines and electronic supplementary products in the areas of engineering, management, construction, administration, dentistry, and law and tax.
target: fotocommunity GmbH
fotocommunity GmbH operates an Internet community for amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts in Europe. The company also offers videocommunity.com, a platform for filmmakers, video-artists, and musicians, as well as offers online digital imaging services.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Qlipso, acquired Veoh Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Qlipso, a social feature-rich multi-party content-sharing platform with 3D avatars, webcam and voice, announced its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Veoh, an Internet Television company delivering broadcast-quality video programming.
buyer: Qlipso
Qlipso is the first completely portable Web-based experience that allows users to share any type of Flash-based media live and synchronized with their friends and family in a relaxed and secure online social setting.
target: Veoh Networks, Inc.
Veoh is a revolutionary Internet TV service that gives viewers the power to easily discover, watch, and personalize their online viewing experience.
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cancelled 10/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

Global Gaming Factory X AB, cancelled an acquisition of The Pirate Bay

synopsis: Global Gaming AB Cancelled the Acquisition of The Pirate Bay.
buyer: Global Gaming Factory X AB
Global Gaming Factory X AB is a new media channel to reach visitors of Internet cafes and gaming venues. Global Gaming Factory X AB uses Smartlaunch and CyberCafePro's installed base of cafe management software at thousands of internet cafes and gaming centers around the world.
target: The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is one of the 100 most visited Internet sites in the world and one of the leading search engines for file sharing. The site has more than 20 million visitors and over one billion searches per month.
price ($mm)
$1.03
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closed 1/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Fullscreen, Inc., acquired Supernova (Viddy, Inc.)

synopsis: Fullscreen, Inc., a new media company that powers the creation and sharing of content for the connected generation, announced that it has acquired Supernova (formerly known as Viddy), the mobile social app development company.
buyer: Fullscreen, Inc.
Fullscreen is a next-generation media company building a global network of YouTube channels with content creators and brands. The Fullscreen network generates over 1 billion monthly video views and reaches over 90 million subscribers, making Fullscreen a Top 5 YouTube Partner.
target: Supernova (Viddy, Inc.)
Supernova (formerly Viddy) is the mobile social app development company that allows users to capture, produce, and share bite-size videos with the world. Supernova’s relentless focus on video resulted in the creation of popular apps such as Viddy, Clique and Epic.
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closed 9/25/2013 via Company Press Release

StumbleUpon, Inc., acquired 5by

synopsis: StumbleUpon, an app that helps users discover and share great websites, has announced that is has acquired 5by, a video start up that gathers the best videos from all over the internet and hand-delivers the ones users want to watch. The company was founded in 2012, and is based in Quebec, Canada.
buyer parent:Accel Partners
buyer: StumbleUpon, Inc.
StumbleUpon helps users discover and share great websites. As they click Stumble!, they are delivered high-quality pages matched to their personal preferences. These pages have been explicitly recommended by friends or one of over 15 million other websurfers with similar interests.
target: 5by
5by is an app that gathers the best videos from all over the internet and hand-delivers the ones users want to watch. The company was founded in 2012, and is based in Quebec, Canada.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Vine

synopsis: Twitter has purchased a small video creation and sharing company based in New York. Vine is a startup founded by former JetSetter employees Dominik Hoffman and Colin Kroll.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: Vine
Vine is a video-sharing startup based in New York. Vine allows users to capture and share video on an iPhone.
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announced 7/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Socialcam

synopsis: Autodesk Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Socialcam for a purchase price of approximately $60 Million. Socialcam is a popular mobile social video capture, editing and sharing app and service that was launched in 2011.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc.(ADSK:$2,287.00)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals.
target: Socialcam
Socialcam is a smartphone application and web-based service that makes it easy to capture, edit and share videos. The Socialcam app has been one of the most popular mobile video apps in the iOS App Store and Android marketplace with over 16 million downloads since it was first launched in 2011.
price ($mm)
$60
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announced 7/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, will acquire Algo Anywhere

synopsis: 500px announced that it has agreed to acquire Algo Anywhere, a provider of algorithmic recommendation solutions. 500px will fully integrate Algo’s recommendation engine into the 500px platform to further streamline and enhance image discovery and rating algorithms so that users are receiving even more personalized content.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs.
target: Algo Anywhere
Algo Anywhere is a Canadian machine learning company dedicated to the development of easy-to-use, reliable and useful services developed with some of the latest results from the academic AI research community.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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announced 3/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet, will acquire Plum TV, Inc.

synopsis: LXTV co-founders Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan announced an agreement to purchase Plum TV, a lifestyle network reaching over 5 million of the most affluent viewers in the country across eight markets. The new ownership group will continue the network's programming focus on home, travel, food, and wellness.
buyer: Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet
Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet, former MTV executives, co-founded LXTV, which produces and distributes lifestyle entertainment television, online video and out-of-home programming, in 2006. LXTV was acquired in January 2008 by the NBC-owned TV stations division of NBCUniversal.
target: Plum TV, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Plum TV, a lifestyle network reaching over 5 million of the most affluent viewers in the country across eight markets. Plum TV is distributed on cable television systems in Miami, Aspen, Vail, Telluride, the Hamptons, Sun Valley, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
price($mm)[EV]
$1.17 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Imerjn, acquired Get TVG

synopsis: Imerjn, a company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions, announced that it has acquired Get TVG, a service that allows anyone to create their own online television channel.
buyer: Imerjn
Imerjn, formerly known as Xumanii International Holdings Corp is development stage company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions. Imerjn’s mobile solutions include mobile apps & use leading edge technologies such as RFID to develop asset tracking solutions.
target: Get TVG
Get TVG allows people to establish their own conventional television channel online by uploading their video to a site they control and sequence the video to play in any order over any time period and allowing the end audience to "tune in" to watch in the same way they do with regular television.
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announced 7/19/2012 via GlobeNewswire

AlphaBird, Inc, will acquire Castfire, Inc.

synopsis: Alphabird has agreed to acquire Castfire, a leading content management and publishing platform. Castfire's team will be joining Alphabird, delivering audio and video content solutions that provide best of breed uptime and support to its roster of customers that includes Fortune 500 publishers, international brands, and niche content creators.
buyer: AlphaBird, Inc
Alphabird is a vertically integrated audience development company that guarantees targeted, engaged audiences for online video on a performance basis. Alphabird was an early pioneer in the distribution of Click-To-Play video content.
target: Castfire, Inc.
Castfire is a video and audio publishing platform that helps companies manage and monetize large libraries of media content. It allows publishers to reach their audience across multiple platforms and devices and increase their audience size by automating complex syndication relationships.
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closed 12/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Viggle, acquired Wetpaint.com

synopsis: Viggle, the free mobile app that rewards entertainment loyalists for watching TV and listening to music, announced that it has acquired Wetpaint, a leading entertainment media and technology company focused on television fans.
buyer: Viggle(VGGL:$2.54)
Viggle provides a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they’re watching. It offers its program for mobile devices that automatically identifies what television shows its users are watching and awards them points when they check-in.
target: Wetpaint.com
Wetpaint is a company that is revolutionizing media with its expertise in social publishing. The company attracts more than 12 million monthly unique users to its Wetpaint Entertainment media property, which offers audiences their daily fix of entertainment and celebrity news.
price($mm)[EV]
$30 [$69]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Yandex N.V., acquired KinoPoisk

synopsis: Yandex, a leading internet company in Russia, announced the acquisition of KinoPoisk, the largest and most comprehensive Russian-language website dedicated to movies, television programs and celebrities.
buyer: Yandex N.V.(YNDX:$1,088.98)
Yandex is the leading internet company in Russia, operating the country's most popular search engine and the most visited website. The company also operates in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Turkey. Yandex's mission is to answer any question internet users may have.
target: KinoPoisk
KinoPoisk is the largest and most comprehensive Russian-language website dedicated to movies, television programs and celebrities.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

m-up, acquired Adways Entertainment Co

synopsis: On May 22, 2012, Adways Co., Ltd. sold Adways Entertainment Co., a company that produces motion picture movies to m-up, Inc.
buyer: m-up
m-up Inc is a Japan-based company primarily engaged in the production and distribution of entertainment contents. The Company provides entertainment contents and contents distribution system to customers in the whole entertainment industry, including contents holders and end users.
target parent: Adways Co.
target: Adways Entertainment Co
Adways Entertainment Co., Ltd. produces motion picture movies. The company also develops and operates a mobile Internet site.
price ($mm)
$4.54
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

KT Corporation, acquired Enswers Inc.

synopsis: KT Corp., provider of integrated telecommunications services in Korea, has bought local video search technology company, Enswers. Enswers develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
buyer: KT Corporation(KT:$21,990,051.00)
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
target: Enswers Inc.
Enswers Inc. operates as a video search technology company that develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

KT Corporation, acquired Enswers Inc.

synopsis: KT Corp., provider of integrated telecommunications services in Korea, has bought local video search technology company, Enswers. Enswers develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
buyer: KT Corporation(KT:$21,990,051.00)
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
target: Enswers Inc.
Enswers Inc. operates as a video search technology company that develops a suite of multimedia search, content monitoring, and contextual video advertising products that are based on VideoFuse audio/video signal processing and clustering technologies.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Communications Company, Inc. merged with Time Warner Cable Inc.,

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Insight Communications Company, Inc. Insight offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc.(TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.
target: Insight Communications Company, Inc.
Insight Communications Company offers bundled, state-of-the-art video, high-speed Internet and voice telephony services to residential and business customers and delivers cn|2, a new kind of news and information network, to all of its Kentucky and Indiana customers.
price ($mm)
$2,900
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
$369
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 11/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Time Warner Cable Inc., purchased Cable Systems from NewWave Communications

synopsis: Time Warner Cable Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of cable systems from NewWave Communications, provider of communications services such as high-speed data, cable television and telephone to smaller, non-urban communities in the Midwest.
buyer: Time Warner Cable Inc.(TWC:$22,120.00)
Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other.
seller: NewWave Communications
NewWave Communications provides cable television, Internet, and digital telephone services. It offers cable television services by providing digital movie, music, news, sports, local, and pay-per-view channels, as well as HDTV and digital video recorder solutions.
price ($mm)
$259
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announced 10/27/2011 via BusinessWire

PAETEC Corp. will be merged with Windstream Corporation,

synopsis: PAETEC Holding Corp. will be acquired by Windstream Corporation, provider of high-speed broadband Internet, phone service and Digital TV packages. PAETEC offers a comprehensive suite of network services, as well as managed services, cloud and data center services, software and technology, and energy services.
buyer: Windstream Corporation(WIN:$3,712.00)
Windstream Corporation provides high-speed broadband Internet, phone service and Digital TV packages to residential customers as well as products and services for small, medium and large businesses, and government agencies.
target: PAETEC Corp.(PAET:$1,623.82)
PAETEC delivers personalized communications solutions and unmatched service to business-class customers in 86 of the nation's top 100 metropolitan areas. It is the premier alternative to the ILECs, based on its nationwide footprint, breadth of products, and quality of service.
price($mm)[EV]
$818 [$2,237]
rev ($mm)
$1,840
EBITDA ($mm)
$313
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
7.2x
closed 10/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Millicom International Cellular S.A., acquired Cablevision Paraguay

synopsis: Millicom International Cellular S.A. announced that it has received all necessary documentation to complete the transaction to acquire 100% of Cablevision Paraguay. Cablevisión Paraguay began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
buyer: Millicom International Cellular S.A.
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America.
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
price ($mm)
$142
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announced 10/17/2011 via BusinessWeek

América Móvil, will acquire DLA Inc.

synopsis: America Movil, Latin America's largest wireless company, agreed to buy DLA Inc. from Claxson Interactive Group Inc, adding video-on-demand programming and Latin America cable-TV channels including Playboy TV and the Concert Channel.
buyer: América Móvil(AMXA:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services.
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
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$50
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announced 4/20/2007 via PR Newswire

BT Group plc, will acquire Comsat International, Inc.

synopsis: BT has entered into an agreement to acquire Comsat International, a leading provider of data communication services for corporations and public sector organizations in Latin America.
buyer: BT Group plc(BT:$18,897.00)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services.
target: Comsat International, Inc.
Comsat International, Inc. provides local, national and pan-regional network services and solutions for approximately 2,000 enterprise, government and service-provider customers over modern, integrated terrestrial and satellite network facilities throughout Latin America.
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closed 7/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Eagle Communications, Inc, purchased certain of its Kansas cable systems from Galaxy Cablevision

synopsis: DH Capital, LLC, a New York City based investment banking firm, announced that it represented Galaxy Cablevision in their recent sale of certain of its Kansas cable systems to Eagle Communications, Inc.. The cable system serves approximately 2,700 customers in central Kansas.
buyer: Eagle Communications, Inc
Eagle Communications is an employee owned communications company based in Hays, Kansas. Eagle owns and operates 18 radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri, along with 6 cable systems in Northwest Kansas.
seller: Galaxy Cablevision
Galaxy Cablevision provides cable television programming to more than 170,000 customers in 13 states. The Missouri-based company provides distance learning and video conferencing to more than 300 schools.
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closed 9/1/2004 via BusinessWire

R.H. Donnelley Corporation, purchased directory publishing business in Illinois and NW Indiana from SBC Communications

synopsis: H. Donnelley Corporation (NYSE: RHD) announced that it has completed the acquisition of SBC Communications Inc.'s (NYSE: SBC) directory publishing business in Illinois and Northwest Indiana, for $1.41 billion in cash, after working capital adjustments and the settlement of a $30 million liquidation preference related to the DonTech partnership.
buyer: R.H. Donnelley Corporation(DEXO:$1,300.01)
R.H. Donnelley connects businesses and consumers through its broad portfolio of print and interactive marketing solutions. Small- and medium-sized businesses look to R.H. Donnelley's experienced team of marketing consultants to help them grow their companies and drive sales leads.
seller: SBC Communications(SBC:$40,843.00)
SBC Communications Inc., incorporated in 1983, provides communications services and products in the United States through its subsidiaries. The services and products that the Company offers vary by market and include local exchange services, wireless communications, long-distance services, Internet
price ($mm)
$1,410
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closed 4/6/2004 via BusinessWire

EchoStar Communications, acquired Superstar/Netlink Group LLC

synopsis: EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMST) announced today that EchoStar has completed its purchase of the Superstar/Netlink Group LLC (SNG), UVTV distribution and related assets from Gemstar-TV Guide.
buyer: EchoStar Communications(SATS:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications Corporation has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers.
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: Superstar/Netlink Group LLC
Superstar/Netlink Group LLC, a C-Band provider of satellite TV programming, is one of six principal operating companies in Gemstar-TV Guide, Inc. The company, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers big dish customers the best service and products in the satellite TV industry. In 1999, Superstar, Netlin
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Digitalsmiths Corp.
Digitalsmiths Corp.
Digitalsmiths is the leading provider of premium, frame level video metadata solutions. Digitalsmiths’ customers include today’s leading Hollywood studios, broadcasters, distributors and publishers including Warner Bros., Telepictures and TMZ.com.
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60
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Ticker: GB:BLNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blinkx Plc
Blinkx Plc
Blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$197.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.78
EBIT ($mm)
$19.20
Net Income ($mm)
$17.36
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Qlipso
Qlipso
Qlipso is the first completely portable Web-based experience that allows users to share any type of Flash-based media live and synchronized with their friends and family in a relaxed and secure online social setting.
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SAY Media, Inc.
SAY Media, Inc.
SAY Media is a global media company that helps passionate, independent content creators publish, build an audience, and earn a living. The company delivers publishing technology and media services to influential creators and passion-based communities across key consumer interest areas.
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Vice Media Inc.
Vice Media Inc.
VICE has expanded into a leading global youth media company. It operates a premier original online video destination, an international network of digital channels, a television production studio, a magazine, a record label, an in-house creative services agency and a book-publishing division.
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$104.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.02)
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ReelzChannel
ReelzChannel
REELZCHANNEL - TV About Movies(R) delivers daily entertainment-based content from full movie trailers and celebrity interviews to the first-ever movie soundtrack show.
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GetGlue
GetGlue
New York City-based GetGlue, founded in 2007, has been the leading social network for entertainment, enabling users to check-in and socialize while watching TV, discover what to watch via a personalized guide, and find great videos, images, and links from their favorite shows.
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Splat Interactive, Inc.
Splat Interactive, Inc.
Splat Interactive helps companies large and small connect with their audience on multiple screens. Splat’s TV 2.0 platform and tools allows publishers to reach viewers on the Connected TV screen and mobile device.
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Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.
Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.
Tech Hollywood is a technology provider and interactive media company. They are developing IWantIt, a highly scalable technology platform comprised of a front-end app for mobile devices, and a comprehensive back-end commerce platform
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Ticker: YOKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Youku Tudou Inc.
Youku Tudou Inc.
Youku Inc. is China's leading Internet television company. Its Internet television platform enables users to search, view and share high-quality video content quickly and easily across multiple devices. Youku is the most recognized online video brand in China.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$897.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
792
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Ebuzzing
Ebuzzing
Ebuzzing's platform distributes user initiated video advertising experiences globally and across all devices. They create engaging, high impact video experiences, distributing video ads to audiences through placements within social media and premium media properties.
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Hulu LLC
Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through its ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 480 content companies.
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2012
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153
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PK4 Media
PK4 Media
PK4 Media is a performance based brand network, empowering brand advertisers and agencies through its proprietary technology platform and one unified network of publishers. PK4 provides full site disclosure and detailed post-campaign analytics.
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PPLive, Inc.
PPLive is a leading online video company in China. Founded in 2004, as the first China online video media, PPLive offers the most influential online TV services, PPTV, including both live streaming and video–on-demand throughout China.
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Ticker: KT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KT Corporation
KT Corporation
KT Corporation provides integrated telecommunications services in Korea. Its principal services include mobile telecommunications services, telephone services, including local, domestic/international long-distance fixed-line and voice over Internet protocol telephone services, and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$21,990,051.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,965,454.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,973,721.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,446,551.00
Employees
31215
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Ticker: VZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$120,550.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$48,574.00
EBIT ($mm)
$31,968.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,497.00
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Ticker: TEFOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telefonica S.A.
Telefonica S.A.
Telefónica is one of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions, with presence in Europe and Latin America. It operates in 25 countries.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$80,236.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$25,869.90
EBIT ($mm)
$12,235.20
Net Income ($mm)
$4,896.80
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Ticker: BCE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BCE, Inc.
BCE, Inc.
BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company, with the Bell and Bell Aliant brands providing a comprehensive and innovative suite of broadband wireless and wireline communication services to residential and business customers across Canada.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$19,975.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,264.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,876.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,763.00
Employees
55250
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Ticker: BT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BT Group plc
BT Group plc
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$18,897.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,935.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,963.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,002.00
Employees
89000
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Ticker: SCMWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Swisscom
Swisscom
Swisscom is Switzerland's leading telecoms provider, with 5.9 million mobile customers and around 1.6 million broadband connections. Swisscom is active in one of the most attractive broadband markets in Europe via the Italian provider Fastweb.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$11,384.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,388.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,438.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,755.00
Employees
19514
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Ticker: WIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Windstream Corporation
Windstream Corporation
Windstream is a leading nationwide provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services. They have approximately 14,000 employees across the country, dedicated to delivering smart solutions and personalized service.
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2010
rev ($mm)
$3,712.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,808.90
EBIT ($mm)
$1,115.30
Net Income ($mm)
$310.70
Employees
10086
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Ticker: GNCMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Communication, Inc
General Communication, Inc
A pioneer in bundled services, GCI is a provider of voice, data, and video services to Alaska consumers with a 70 percent share of the consumer broadband market. GCI's services are connected through company-owned fiber optic, satellite and metropolitan area network facilities to the lower 48 states.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$779.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$245.17
EBIT ($mm)
$106.71
Net Income ($mm)
$16.89
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Ticker: ALSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides integrated communications services to business and consumer customers in Alaska and internationally.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$367.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$102.95
EBIT ($mm)
$56.62
Net Income ($mm)
$127.58
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Ticker: HTCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HickoryTech Corp.
HickoryTech Corp.
HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest. HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa.
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2011
rev ($mm)
$163.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$20.17
Net Income ($mm)
$8.40
Employees
500
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Bell Aliant
Bell Aliant
Bell Aliant is one of North America's largest regional communications providers. Through its operating entities it serves customers in six Canadian provinces with innovative information, communication and technology services including voice, data, Internet, video and value-added business solutions.
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NewWave Communications
NewWave Communications
NewWave Communications provides cable television, Internet, and digital telephone services. It offers cable television services by providing digital movie, music, news, sports, local, and pay-per-view channels, as well as HDTV and digital video recorder solutions.
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Ticker: TMX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telefonos de Mexico, SA de CV
Telefonos de Mexico, SA de CV
Telefonos de Mexico ("TELMEX") is the leading telecommunications company in Mexico. TELMEX and its subsidiaries provide a wide range of telecommunications services, data and video transmission and Internet access, as well as integrated telecommunications solutions.
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2009
rev ($mm)
$119,100.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$50,963.24
EBIT ($mm)
$33,014.38
Net Income ($mm)
$19,818.23
Employees
52346
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Ticker: TWC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 14 million customers to entertainment, information and each other.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$22,120.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,980.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,699.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,954.00
Employees
50625
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Ticker: JP:3843
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freebit Co. Ltd.
Freebit Co. Ltd.
FreeBit.Com Co. Ltd. provides Internet access, advertising, marketing, and content provision services. The company was founded in 2000 and changed its name to FreeBit.Com Co., Ltd. in December 2002. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$21,180.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,271.09
EBIT ($mm)
$1,233.84
Net Income ($mm)
$244.94
Employees
650
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