Like Avinity Systems BV

announced 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

ActiveVideo Networks, will acquire Avinity Systems BV

synopsis: ActiveVideo Networks announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Avinity Systems BV, bringing together the two leading providers of cloud-based interactive TV platforms and applications, and expanding the reach and availability of the Web-based user experiences that are redefining interactive television.
buyer: ActiveVideo Networks
ActiveVideo Networks provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. The company's ActiveVideo Distribution Network inexpensively enables expanded programming, navigation, allowing viewers to define and share their TV experiences. "
target: Avinity Systems BV
Avinity Systems is a leading vendor of interactive TV platforms and tools enabling rich media services on existing infrastructures, without the need for new high-end set-top boxes. Its partners include Tier 1 Cable and IPTV operators as well as leading content providers.
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closed 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired Squadeo

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: Squadeo
Squadeo is a provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry. With Squadeo’s QuickPlayer, content providers can offer a uniform multiscreen enhanced visual experience in compliance with studio security requirements by relying on patented video scrambling technology.
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announced 3/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anevia, will acquire Keepixo SAS

synopsis: Anevia, a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions, will acquire Keepixo, a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers a complete range of products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain.
buyer: Anevia (PA:ALANV.AS:$18.79)
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs. "
target: Keepixo SAS
Keepixo is a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain. These include live and file video transcoders, mosaic generators, and more.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Web

Kaltura, acquired Tvinci

synopsis: Kaltura announced that it has acquired Tvinci, the leading global provider of Pay Over-The-Top TV services. The acquisition gives Kaltura a leadership position in the booming OTT market, and cements its role as the only pure-play video technology company to power any video experience across all markets and all channels.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura allows publishers of all sizes to easily, quickly, and cost effectively enhance their web site with video and interactive rich-media functionalities, including video management, searching, uploading, importing, editing, annotating, remixing, sharing, and advertising. "
target: Tvinci
Formed in 2007 especially for the advent of Over-the-Top TV (OTT TV), Tvinci’s award-winning platform enables its customers – TV operators, telcos and media companies – to create a personalized, social TV experience for end-users consuming premium content across devices.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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announced 9/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Amazon Web Services, Inc, will acquire Elemental Technlogies, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon company, announced that Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, Inc., pioneers in software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The acquisition brings together Elemental’s leading video solutions with the AWS Cloud platform.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services, now widely known as cloud computing. They provide a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries. "
target: Elemental Technlogies, Inc.
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The company pioneered the use of software-based video processing to distribute video over IP networks.
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closed 11/13/2013 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, acquired upLynk LLC

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services, a division of Verizon Communications that provides a suite of robust and flexible end-to-end video solutions, has acquired upLynk, a leading technology and television cloud company that uses a single adaptive video format across all devices, which eliminates complexity and enables more agile video workflows.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services offers enterprises a suite of robust and flexible end-to-end video solutions for best-in-class TV Everywhere and superior over-the-top experiences. "
target: upLynk LLC
upLynk streams live and on demand video to all devices in a fundamentally different way. By using a single adaptive format everywhere, they reduce costs and complexity for broadcasters and premium content owners.
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closed 5/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JW Player, acquired VUALTO

synopsis: JW Player, the leading video software and data insights platform, announced it is acquiring VUALTO, a leading provider of live and on-demand video streaming and Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions.
buyer: JW Player
JW Player is a New York based company that has developed a video player software of the same name. The player, for embedding videos onto web pages, is used by news, video-hosting companies and for self-hosted web videos "
target: VUALTO
VUALTO design, develop and deploy streaming solutions to make your online video happen. They provide cutting edge products and services which can be used individually or together for adaptable, scalable, intelligent video delivery.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

LWKS Software Ltd, acquired ioGates Aps

synopsis: LWKS Software, the U.K.-based maker of the Lightworks editing system, has acquired Copenhagen-based ioGates, a developer of cloud-based file sharing software for entertainment production. ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
buyer: LWKS Software Ltd
Established in 2020, LWKS is a creative technology company, founded by industry veterans James Richings and Peter Lambert. Based in the UK, with various work hubs across Europe, LWKS develops software for content creators and distributors in the media and entertainment industry. "
target parent: Broadcast Pix
target: ioGates Aps
Copenhagen company ioGates is a developer of cloud-based file sharing software for entertainment production. ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
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closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Streamone B.V.

synopsis: 24i Media, a video app developer, is acquiring media technology provider StreamOne. StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a leading vendor in Smart TV apps for all devices including mobile, Smart TV, Set-top-boxes, PC/Mac, game consoles etc., empowering broadcasters, content owners and operators with future-proof and flexible tools to create and monetize personalized TV apps. "
target: Streamone B.V.
StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadcast Pix, will acquire ioGates Aps

synopsis: Broadcast Pix, a company that provides tailored solutions for any live production environment, announced it intends to acquire ioGates, a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
buyer: Broadcast Pix
Founded in 2002, Broadcast Pix is the leader in integrated production switchers with broadcast, corporate, education, government, religious, sports, streaming, and visual radio customers in more than 110 countries. "
target: ioGates Aps
ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration. They are based in Denmark.
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announced 12/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDVR, Inc., will acquire Immersive Media

synopsis: DDVR is acquiring an additional shareholding interest in Immersive Media, bringing its total interest to 66.62%. Immersive Media is principally engaged in the business of interactive media technology including 360 captures, multi-camera stitching, dynamic streaming, digital live optimization, multicamera and multi-input synchronization, and more.
buyer: DDVR, Inc.
DDVR, Inc. is an investment holding company. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in the United States. "
target: Immersive Media
Immersive Media is the pioneer and leading provider of 360°, full-motion, interactive video experiences. Immersive Media’s patented imLive Platform and full production services create high-resolution, immersive video for a variety of applications.
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closed 4/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Milyoni, Inc.

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Milyoni, the leader in social videos and the creator of Madcards, multimedia cards designed for mobile. The Madcards technology is flexible and includes a wide variety of content options designed to maximize user engagement on mobile.
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Milyoni, Inc.
Milyoni is an innovative provider of social and mobile software for the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, Milyoni has brought industry firsts to social commerce and entertainment with products that include Social Video, Video on Demand, and more recently Madcards.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., will acquire Zencoder, Inc.

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for publishing and distributing professional digital media, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Zencoder, a leading cloud-based video encoding service used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$212.14)
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. "
target: Zencoder, Inc.
Zencoder is the leader in cloud-based video encoding, with the fastest and most widely used solution in the market. Founded in 2010, its products enable content providers to quickly deploy Internet video to virtually any Internet connected device.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., acquired VHX Corporation

synopsis: Vimeo, an operating business of IAC, announced the acquisition of VHX, a platform for premium over-the-top (OTT) subscription video channels. VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: VHX Corporation
VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans. They have helped publishers sell films, TV shows, comedy specials, live concert footage, lectures, web series, fitness, education and more.
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closed 5/27/2021 via Company Press Release

24i Media B.V., acquired Nordija A/S

synopsis: Netherlands-based 24i, the end-to-end video streaming expert, has acquired Nordija, a privately-held Danish Pay TV platform specialist. Nordija develops and markets software that lets telcos, cable tv operators, and Internet service providers deliver interactive, user-friendly television and video-on-demand experiences.
buyer parent: Amino Technologies plc
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, 24i is an innovative media technology company. 24i focuses on developing TV apps for any screen, including smart TVs, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, tablets, and mobile devices. "
target: Nordija A/S
Based in Denmark, Nordija develops and markets software that helps telcos, cable tv operators, and Internet service providers deliver a rich, interactive, and user-friendly television and video-on-demand experience.
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closed 12/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Whooshkaa

synopsis: Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has acquired another podcast technology company, Whooshkaa, an Australia-based all-in-one platform for hosting, managing, distributing, promoting, monetizing and measuring podcasts.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with 320 million users, including 144 million subscribers, across 92 markets. Spotify allows users to discover, manage, and share over 60 million tracks, including more than 1.9 million podcast titles for free. "
target: Whooshkaa
Whooshkaa is an Australia-based all-in-one platform for hosting, managing, distributing, promoting, monetizing and measuring podcasts.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discover Digital International Limited, acquired IKON Interactive

synopsis: On-demand solutions provider, Discover Digital International (DDI), completed its acquisition of Turkish firm IKON Interactive content management solution (CMS) and source code. IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems.
buyer: Discover Digital International Limited
Discover Digital International (DDI) provides broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations with completed over the top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) and Linear TV managed solutions. "
target: IKON Interactive
Over the years, IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems on time and more importantly within budget.
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announced 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

ActiveVideo Networks, will acquire Avinity Systems BV

synopsis: ActiveVideo Networks announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Avinity Systems BV, bringing together the two leading providers of cloud-based interactive TV platforms and applications, and expanding the reach and availability of the Web-based user experiences that are redefining interactive television.
buyer: ActiveVideo Networks
ActiveVideo Networks provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. The company's ActiveVideo Distribution Network inexpensively enables expanded programming, navigation, allowing viewers to define and share their TV experiences. "
target: Avinity Systems BV
Avinity Systems is a leading vendor of interactive TV platforms and tools enabling rich media services on existing infrastructures, without the need for new high-end set-top boxes. Its partners include Tier 1 Cable and IPTV operators as well as leading content providers.
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closed 5/1/2015 via PR Newswire

ARRIS, Charter Communications Inc., acquired ActiveVideo

synopsis: ARRIS Group Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. announced that they have acquired ActiveVideo®. ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
buyer: ARRIS (ARRS:$6,694.09)
buyer: Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR:$46,296.00)
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. They have continually worked with their customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. "
target: ActiveVideo
ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers, content aggregators, and consumer electronic (CE) manufacturers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
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closed 5/5/2010 via PR Newswire

ActiveVideo Networks, acquired TAG Networks

synopsis: ActiveVideo Networks™, the global leader in cloud-based interactive television solutions, announced that it has completed an acquisition of TAG Networks, adding the world's most scalable network game platform to its CloudTV interactive streaming platform.
buyer: ActiveVideo Networks
ActiveVideo Networks provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. The company's ActiveVideo Distribution Network inexpensively enables expanded programming, navigation, allowing viewers to define and share their TV experiences. "
target: TAG Networks
TAG Networks has created the nation's first massively deployable television games channel for cable, IPTV and internet connected devices. The Company's TV games channel, called "TAG", brings high-quality casual games to broad television audiences.
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announced 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

ActiveVideo Networks, will acquire Avinity Systems BV

synopsis: ActiveVideo Networks announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Avinity Systems BV, bringing together the two leading providers of cloud-based interactive TV platforms and applications, and expanding the reach and availability of the Web-based user experiences that are redefining interactive television.
buyer: ActiveVideo Networks
ActiveVideo Networks provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. The company's ActiveVideo Distribution Network inexpensively enables expanded programming, navigation, allowing viewers to define and share their TV experiences. "
target: Avinity Systems BV
Avinity Systems is a leading vendor of interactive TV platforms and tools enabling rich media services on existing infrastructures, without the need for new high-end set-top boxes. Its partners include Tier 1 Cable and IPTV operators as well as leading content providers.
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closed 5/1/2015 via PR Newswire

ARRIS, Charter Communications Inc., acquired ActiveVideo

synopsis: ARRIS Group Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. announced that they have acquired ActiveVideo®. ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
buyer: ARRIS (ARRS:$6,694.09)
buyer: Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR:$46,296.00)
ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. They have continually worked with their customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people across the world. "
target: ActiveVideo
ActiveVideo is the developer of CloudTV™, the only cloud-based software platform enabling service providers, content aggregators, and consumer electronic (CE) manufacturers to rapidly deploy new services by virtualizing consumer premises equipment (CPE) functions in the cloud.
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closed 6/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Orion Innovation, acquired Zodiac Systems

synopsis: Orion Innovation, a global business and technology services firm that provides digital transformation, announced the acquisition of Zodiac Systems, a New York-based video service delivery software company.  Zodiac provides advanced cloud and device software and engineering services for Tier 1 media and telecom operators globally.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Orion Innovation
Orion is a premier, global business and technology services firm that provides digital transformation, automation and digital product development services. Rooted in engineering and design thinking, its team of over 4,000 associates help Fortune 1,000 companies increase efficiencies. "
target: Zodiac Systems
Zodiac Systems is a global leader in cloud and device video service delivery software. For 17 years, Zodiac's software has been quietly powering the video service delivery networks of Tier I operators.
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closed 4/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired Octoshape, ApS

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired Octoshape. Octoshape's services are designed to help optimize the quality of video streams for over-the-top (OTT) content and to enable Internet Protocol television (IPTV) solutions.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. "
target: Octoshape, ApS
Octoshape is a revolutionary cloud over-the-top (OTT) IPTV service provider that focuses on delivering broadcast, enterprise, and carrier solutions. Octoshape's cloud technologies are adopted worldwide to enable the evolution of broadcast TV to broadband TV.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,481.40)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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announced 2/1/2013 via GlobeNewswire

2UP Gaming PLC, will acquire Streamark PLC

synopsis: UK based 2UP Gaming PLC, operators of a leading online gaming website www.2UP.com, has announced that they have executed an agreement to acquire Streamark PLC. Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
buyer: 2UP Gaming PLC (GXG:2GM:$0.00)
2UP Gaming PLC is a UK based publicly held provider of leisure and entertainment products in the gaming, wagering and lotteries segments of the gambling industry. Through www.2UP.com customers can access all gaming, wagering and lottery products from one website. "
target: Streamark PLC
Streamark develops applications based on streaming video, tracking and communications technologies for mobile telecom operators, TV network and cable operators and hardware manufacturers.
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announced 1/7/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Broadcast International, Inc. will be merged with AllDigital, Inc.,

synopsis: AllDigital Holdings, Inc. and Broadcast International, Inc. have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction. Broadcast International's content management system will be integrated with AllDigital's cloud services platform and connected device frameworks.
buyer: AllDigital, Inc. (ADGL:$4.10)
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently. "
target: Broadcast International, Inc. (BCST:$4.65)
Broadcast International is a leading provider of video-powered broadcast solutions, including IP, and digital satellite, Internet streaming and other types of wired/wireless network distribution.
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Allot Communications Ltd., acquired Oversi Networks

synopsis: Allot Communications Ltd., a leading global provider of service optimization and revenue generation solutions for fixed and mobile data networks, announced it has completed its acquisition of Oversi Networks. Oversi is a global provider of rich-media caching and content delivery solutions for Internet video and peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic.
buyer: Allot Communications Ltd. (ALLT:$82.28)
Allot Communications Ltd. is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions. Designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises, Allot solutions apply deep packet inspection technology to transform broadband pipes into smart networks. "
target: Oversi Networks
Oversi's innovative caching and acceleration solutions help both fixed and mobile service providers to relieve the heavy network congestion associated with Internet video traffic. Its technology identifies popular content and caches it at the edge of the network.
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closed 11/8/2011 via Market Wire

Minerva Networks, Inc., acquired TVBLOB

synopsis: Minerva Networks, a provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks, has acquired privately held TVBLOB. TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
buyer: Minerva Networks, Inc.
Minerva Networks is the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks (Television-over-IP). Over 250 network operators worldwide have deployed Minerva's software platform for next-generation entertainment and communications services. "
target: TVBLOB
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, TVBLOB develops software products for the delivery of entertainment services on consumer electronics devices combining legacy television with Internet media sources.
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Thundersoft, acquired MM Solutions AD

synopsis: Smart device operating system provider Thundersoft has acquired, through its subsidiary AchieveSky Europe SARL, MM Solutions from Texas Instruments, a manufacturer of semiconductors. MM Solutions is a leader in mobile software for imaging, video, and audio. Their camera framework and imaging algorithms are used in over 250 million mobile phones.
buyer: Thundersoft (SZSE:300496:$151.01)
Thundersoft is a leading smart device operating system and platform technology provider. Thundersoft is focused on providing industry leading smart device operating system solutions, helping to speed-up the time to market of products in industries involved with smart devices, IoT, and automotive. "
target parent: Texas Instruments, Inc.
target: MM Solutions AD
MM Solutions is a leader in mobile software for imaging, video, and audio. They are a strategic partner of Texas Instruments for OMAP 2D and 3D imaging, eBooks, Tablets, SmartTV, media players and navigation devices. Over 250 million mobile phones use their camera framework and imaging algorithms.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Firstlight Media, Highview Capital, LLC, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: Highview Capital, LLC announced that it has partnered with Firstlight Media, a proprietary user engagement platform that enables OTT video and entertainment providers to optimize their user experience and drive increased monetization of their content, to acquire Quickplay from AT&T Inc. Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device.
buyer: Highview Capital, LLC
buyer: Firstlight Media
Firstlight Media is a Toronto-based software company focused on using artificial intelligence to drive user engagement and monetization for Tier 1 operators across the technology and media landscapes. "
target parent: AT&T
target: Quickplay
Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. The company’s managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so its customers can focus on growing their business.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Quickplay

synopsis: AT&T has completed its acquisition of Quickplay Media, Inc. from Madison Dearborn Partners. The deal complements AT&T’s strategy to deliver video content wherever and whenever viewers want it by adding a leader in powering over-the-top (OTT) video and TV Everywhere services to AT&T's portfolio.
buyer: AT&T (T:$168,864.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: Quickplay
Backed by a decade of experience, Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV to any device. Their managed services leverage cloud economics and an open platform to integrate best-of-breed partners so users can focus on growing theirs business.
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closed 7/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired QuickPlay Media Inc.

synopsis: QuickPlay Media Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for premium media services, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of a majority of its outstanding equity interests to investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: QuickPlay Media Inc.
QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices. QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most secure and flexible way for companies to deliver engaging multi-screen entertainment experiences.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Quickplay, acquired Roundbox Inc.

synopsis: Quickplay, the global expert in powering premium video to any device, announced the acquisition of New Jersey based Roundbox Inc., the leading technology provider for the optimization of video and other data-intensive applications over mobile networks.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Quickplay
Quickplay is the global expert in powering TV over any device, allowing premium video service providers to focus on growing their business. Quickplay’s proven services leverage an open platform, cloud economics, and best-of-breed partners so providers can offer the best TV experience anywhere. "
target: Roundbox Inc.
Roundbox enables service providers, content owners & device manufactures to monetize the explosive growth of wireless applications. Roundbox’s cloud-enabled infrastructure leverages broadcast/multicast (one-to-many), and unicast (one-to-one) technologies.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Dialogic Corporation

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited, a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Dialogic Group Inc., a cloud-optimized solutions provider. Dialogic is an industry leader in media processing software, with a highly scalable solution that supports real-time video conferencing and collaboration applications across all devices.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$362.86)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic is a cloud-optimized solutions provider for real-time communications media, applications, and infrastructure to service providers, enterprises, and developers. Dialogic works with the world's top mobile operators and nearly 1,000 application developers to build and deploy on agile networks.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation will be merged with Novacap Investments Inc.,

synopsis: Dialogic Inc., the Network Fuel® company, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with entities affiliated with Novacap TMT IV, L.P., an investment fund focused on technology, media and telecommunications and part of the Novacap group, a leading Canadian private equity firm.
buyer: Novacap Investments Inc.
Novacap Investments is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in retirement and management buyouts, partial cash out situations, restructuring, recapitalizations, privatizations, spin-offs, succession planning, and industry consolidations of middle market companies. "
target: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic inspires the world’s leading service providers and application developers to elevate the performance of media-rich communications across the most advanced networks. They boost the reliability of any-to-any network connections and amplify the capacity of congested networks.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$127
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
3.8x
announced 9/8/2008 via BusinessWeek

ChinaTel Group, Inc., will acquire Bamboo MediaCasting

synopsis: ChinaTel Group, Inc. has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Bamboo MediaCasting Inc., a leading mobile content delivery solutions provider. This acquisition is part of ChinaTel’s worldwide strategy to market multimedia content solutions to its telecommunications projects and partners around the globe.
buyer: ChinaTel Group, Inc.
ChinaTel, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Trussnet USA, Inc., currently provides telecommunications infrastructure engineering and construction services in mainland China, with plans to expand into select countries around the world. "
target: Bamboo MediaCasting
Bamboo MediaCasting, Inc. provides proprietary solutions and support services for mobile content delivery and is the leading provider of scheduled, push delivery of subscription content to mobile customers.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medal TV, acquired Megacool

synopsis: Medal.tv, a maker of short-form gaming videos, has acquired Megacool, a mobile SDK that allows players to create and share videos and GIFS, to expand into mobile game clip sharing. The acquisition enables Medal.tv to expand into the mobile gaming market, leveraging Megacool's mobile SDK and community of developers and publishers using it.
buyer: Medal TV
Medal.tv is the largest platform for sharing short-form gaming content with friends. Founded in 2015 by game developers trying to get their game discovered, Medal has grown into a platform used by millions of users to share exciting gaming moments with their friends. "
target: Megacool
Megacool is a free SDK that integrates seamlessly into mobile games. Megacool provides a tailored package of growth tools to acquire and retain players, allowing players to create and share videos and animated GIFs from engaging moments in games.
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closed 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Upskill, acquired Pristine

synopsis: Upskill, the leader in enterprise software for augmented reality devices in industrial settings, announced the acquisition of Pristine, a provider of enterprise software solutions for smart glasses, and smart devices. Pristine's EyeSight platform powers secure and scalable audio/video streaming for hands-free collaboration and remote support.
buyer: Upskill
Upskill is the market leader in enterprise software for augmented reality devices in industrial settings. Their application platform, Skylight, enhances the capabilities of hands-on workers to measurably and immediately improve business operations from the factory to the warehouse to the jobsite. "
target: Pristine
Pristine provides enterprise software solutions for smart glasses, and smart devices. EyeSight, Pristine's flagship platform, powers secure and scalable audio/video streaming for hands-free collaboration and remote support in life sciences, industrial and manufacturing environments and healthcare.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

GenM, Inc., acquired Correly

synopsis: Toronto-based startup Correly, which provides a platform that streamlines product demos, has been acquired by Ottawa-based GenM. Correly’s platform allows companies to browse and click with customers on the same screen, and calculate how engaged customers were during the demo.
buyer: GenM, Inc.
GenM offers free courses and digital marketing apprenticeships for students. While students get valuable marketing experience, small businesses can work with students to form a small marketing team as they scale. The GenM digital marketing curriculum can be experienced both online and in app. "
target: Correly
Toronto-based startup Correly provides a platform that streamlines product demos. Correly’s platform allows companies to browse and click with customers on the same screen, and calculate how engaged customers were during the demo.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

ATEME, will acquire Anevia

synopsis: ATEME, the emerging leader of video delivery infrastructure, servicing the world greatest content and service providers, is to acquire 87% of the share capital of Anevia, a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones.
buyer: ATEME (ENXTPA:ATEME:$79.06)
ATEME is the emerging leader of video delivery infrastructure, servicing the world greatest content and service providers. ATEME was founded in 1991 as a design house for video compression. Shortly afterwards, ATEME introduced a complete video delivery solution. "
target: Anevia (PA:ALANV.AS:$18.79)
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA

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