Like Metrological Group BV

closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Metrological Group BV

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal, has acquired Metrological, the Dutch technology company responsible for natively integrating apps including Netflix and YouTube into the cable operator’s X1 video platform.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target: Metrological Group BV
Metrological enables operators to seamlessly integrate premium OTT services and niche content into a single TV viewer experience. The Metrological Application Platform delivers a product suite for onboarding and managing the lifecycle of web and native apps across set-top boxes.
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closed 5/22/2017 via Company Press Release

GMIT GmbH, acquired Motama GmbH

synopsis: GMIT GmbH, a subsidiary of Munich-based technology group Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the technology of Motama GmbH. Headquartered in Saarbruecken, Germany, Motama is a pioneer in the field of professional transmission via unmanaged IP networks.
buyer parent: Rohde & Schwarz
buyer: GMIT GmbH
GMIT is a Rohde & Schwarz company developing products for broadcasters since 2007. GMIT GmbH develops multiviewer products and implements customer-specific solutions for the operation and monitoring of TV transmission networks. "
target: Motama GmbH
Based in Saarbruecken, Germany, Motama is a pioneer in the field of professional transmission via unmanaged IP networks. The company's RelayCaster protocol is a solution that minimizes packet losses to enable the quality-of-service (QoS) conditions required for interruption-free transmissions.
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closed 6/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Pavlov Media, acquired Singularity

synopsis: Pavlov Media, one of the nation's largest private providers of broadband services to student housing and multi-family real estate owners, has acquired Singularity, an IPTV software provider. The acquisition will enhance Pavlov Media's continued efforts to deliver content to customers in the most efficient and meaningful way.
buyer: Pavlov Media
Pavlov Media offers broadband, voice, and television services and operates municipal fiber networks connected to its national backbone network. The company specializes in private networks designed, constructed, and operated by a team of professionals from the multifamily real estate industry. "
target: Singularity
Singularity provides an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) platform for operators in both the United States and abroad. The company's platform merges traditional TV, Video on Demand, and Gaming into a singular space that an operator can control, manage, and monetize.
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closed 5/11/2016 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired DCC Labs Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Multiscreen innovator SeaChange International, Inc. announced its acquisition of DCC Labs, a Warsaw, Poland-based set-top and multiscreen device software developer and integrator, to advance SeaChange’s set-top, multiscreen subscriber device and application strategies. DCC Labs projects support millions of set-tops, mobile devices and smart TVs.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Enabling their customers to deliver billions of premium video streams across a matrix of pay-TV and OTT platforms, SeaChange empowers service providers, broadcasters, content owners and brand advertisers to entertain audiences, engage consumers and expand business opportunities. "
target: DCC Labs Sp. z o.o.
DCC Labs is a highly innovative digital TV software house, specializing in middleware products and solutions, that offers a complex service for all IPTV, Cable, Satellite and Broadcast systems and devices. They provide software development and integration as well as project management and testing.
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closed 9/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vision247, acquired Synapse TV

synopsis: Broadcast services company Vision247 has taken control of Synapse TV, a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
buyer: Vision247
Vision 247 provides a full range of services for broadcasters, production companies and media owners to manage, deliver and monetize content. Their Online Video Platform provides powerful and reliable solutions to getting content to any connected device that customers want to view it on. "
target: Synapse TV
Synapse TV is a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
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closed 5/27/2015 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., acquired Cubiware Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: TiVo Inc., a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, announced that is has acquired Cubiware, an innovative provider of cost-effective software solutions for emerging market Pay-TV operators.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo Inc. is a global leader in next-generation television services. TiVo's innovative cloud-based SaaS solutions enable viewers to consume content across all screens in and out-of-the home. "
target: Cubiware Sp. z o.o.
Cubiware is an innovative provider of software solutions for Digital TV devices and systems. Established in 2008, Cubiware is a privately held company with headquarters in Warsaw, Poland.
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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:$23,129.81)
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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closed 2/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Espial Group, Inc., acquired ANT plc

synopsis: Espial announced has acquired all of the outstanding shares of ANT plc. ANT provides IP, Hybrid and Connected TV products and services. ANT has successfully deployed its high performance software featuring rich HTML5 user experiences across set-top boxes, tablets and smart phones.
buyer: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. "
target: ANT plc
ANT plc develops and deploys embedded software solutions and services for the TV industry. Its Galio Suite, a browser, client and applications stack, is an open standards based, flexible application & middleware solution for a wide range of consumer TV platforms.
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closed 1/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Macrovision Corporation, acquired Mediabolic, Inc.

synopsis: Macrovision Corporation acquired Mediabolic, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for connected consumer electronics devices, such as televisions, set-top boxes and digital video recorders. Founded in 1999, Mediabolic was a privately-held company based in San Mateo, California.
buyer: Macrovision Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible. "
target: Mediabolic, Inc.
Mediabolic, Inc. is a leading developer of entertainment networking software that enables manufacturers to create cutting-edge digital home products. The company’s technologies can be embedded in products so consumer electronics and PC manufacturers can extend and differentiate their product lines.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired Nielsen Social

synopsis: Talkwalker, a social listening and analytics company, has acquired Nielsen Social from The Nielsen Company, a global measurement and data analytics company. Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Their platform and API enables users to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a social listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's social media analytics platform uses AI to monitor and analyze online conversations across social networks, news websites, blogs and forums. "
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Nielsen Social
Nielsen Social is a provider of social measurement and audience insights software. Nielsen Social provides solutions for TV networks, agencies and advertisers. Their Social Content Ratings platform and API enables social media teams to analyze social media feeds and engage their fans in real time.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

LTN Global, will acquire Crystal Computer Corporation

synopsis: LTN Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal Computer Corporation, a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control, and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Crystal Computer Corporation
Crystal Computer Corporation provides software that automates the monitoring, control and metadata management of the end-to-end broadcast operation. Their patented technology enables today’s fast-changing broadcast, cable, DTH and OTT operation to accomplish what was never possible before.
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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.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

CenturyLink, Inc., acquired Streamroot, Inc.

synopsis: CenturyLink, a global technology leader, has acquired Streamroot Inc., a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Streamroot’s Streamroot DNA solution is a WebRTC-based peer-to-peer video CDN that allows live and VOD broadcasters to improve quality and cut costs.
buyer: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL:$22,821.00)
CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting. "
target: Streamroot, Inc.
Streamroot is a leading provider of innovative OTT delivery technologies for media groups, content publishers and enterprise customers. Streamroot’s Streamroot DNA solution is a WebRTC-based peer-to-peer video CDN that allows live and VOD broadcasters to improve quality and cut costs.
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announced 3/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., will acquire Future Today Inc.

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp, a leading independent content distributor, will acquire Future Today, Inc, a market-leading OTT platform and one of the largest AVOD channel networks in the world. Future Today’s cloud-based platform manages OTT services for more than 350 content owners, producers, distributors and major media companies.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (CIDM:$32.45)
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with over 60,000 physical retail storefronts and digital platforms, including Wal-Mart, Target, iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. "
target: Future Today Inc.
Future Today Inc. is a video technology and distribution company. Future Today’s cloud-based platform manages OTT services for more than 350 content owners, producers, distributors and major media companies. The company also owns and operates two popular channels, Fawesome.tv and HappyKids.tv.
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closed 7/9/2020 via Company Press Release

HaiVision Network Video, acquired Teltoo S.L.

synopsis: Haivision, a leader in video streaming solutions, announced the acquisition of Teltoo (US) Inc., a key technology innovator for peer-to-peer (P2P) and WebRTC enabled real-time video delivery.  The acquisition firmly extends Haivision’s expertise in cloud-connected live video from contribution and distribution, now through to delivery.
buyer: HaiVision Network Video
Montreal-based Haivision is the leader in live video streaming technologies, providing more than 25,000 organizations globally with video solutions that help them stream broadcast-quality, low-latency video from anywhere. "
target: Teltoo S.L.
Teltoo (US) Inc. is a key technology innovator for peer-to-peer (P2P) and WebRTC enabled real-time video delivery. Teltoo’s technology incorporates P2P, WebRTC, and advanced real-time network analytics to optimize video delivery for operators, media companies, and enterprises.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., acquired Kiora Media

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructures.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust provides computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms. "
target: Kiora Media
Kiora provides a secure distribution platform for content providers to publish and deliver content to domains where Internet Bandwidth is inaccessible or sometimes unavailable. Their patented platform comes with a ready to deploy content appliance along with a publishing backend.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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closed 12/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Grapple, acquired Toura

synopsis: Grapple announced that it has acquired Toura, a leader in cloud-based content distribution for smartphone and tablet applications. The acquisition is a significant milestone in Grapple's growth strategy, with continued investment in pioneering technology solutions that deliver cutting-edge innovation to clients.
buyer: Grapple
Grapple is Europe's leading mobile innovation agency. Grapple works in partnership with the world's leading brands to deliver commercially effective mobile innovation, brought to life with award‐winning design and development. Clients include RBS, Whitbread and Procter & Gamble. "
target: Toura
Toura is a leader in cloud-based content distribution for smartphone and tablet applications. Its technology platforms are in use by major media and publishing companies, including ABC Television, Reader's Digest, the Boston Globe, and many of the world's most prominent attractions.
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closed 8/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Clutch.io

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Clutch.io, a company that builds an iOS framework for A/B testing, the process of quickly testing the effectiveness of one design or feature vs. another. Clutch’s line of tools helps developers overcome some common problems with mobile app development including A/B testing for mobile apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
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: Clutch.io
Clutch.io builds tools for mobile application developers. Clutch’s line of tools helps developers overcome some common problems with mobile app development including A/B testing for mobile apps as well as a framework that enables developers to iterate much faster.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Metrological Group BV

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal, has acquired Metrological, the Dutch technology company responsible for natively integrating apps including Netflix and YouTube into the cable operator’s X1 video platform.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target: Metrological Group BV
Metrological enables operators to seamlessly integrate premium OTT services and niche content into a single TV viewer experience. The Metrological Application Platform delivers a product suite for onboarding and managing the lifecycle of web and native apps across set-top boxes.
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announced 8/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, will acquire Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast Business announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Masergy, a Plano, Texas-based pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud platforms for global enterprises.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Their managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

FloSports, acquired Trackwrestling.com, LLC

synopsis: FloSports, a leading sports streaming and original content network, announced the acquisition of Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group/SportsEngine, Inc. company and an established leader in wrestling event management tools, including all of the company’s assets and existing broadcast rights.
buyer: FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Trackwrestling.com, LLC
Trackwrestling.com, LLC provides an innovative, web-based solution that has revolutionized the management of wresting events and delivers real-time event results to the wrestling community.
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announced 12/17/2020 via BusinessWire

FreeWheel, will acquire Beeswax

synopsis: FreeWheel, a company that provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape, has agreed to acquire Beeswax, a software as a service (SaaS) advertising company. Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: FreeWheel
FreeWheel provides the premium video industry with the solutions it needs to thrive in the evolving media landscape. Their technology helps video publishers manage the end-to-end economics of premium content, no matter where it appears. "
target: Beeswax
Beeswax is the programmatic buying platform that gives media buyers ownership and total control. Its Bidder-as-a-Service™ platform gives brands, media companies, and advertising technology firms greater control, flexibility, and transparency over their programmatic advertising.
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closed 7/1/2020 via PR Newswire

TN Marketing, acquired Bluprint

synopsis: TN Marketing, a Minneapolis-based global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions, has acquired assets of Bluprint from NBCUniversal.  Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses of video content surrounding crafts and hobbies.
buyer: TN Marketing
TN Marketing is a global online video subscription and streaming business focused on creating communities by engaging people with their passions. Its how-to instructional content is centered around lifelong hobbies and reaches members in more than 150 countries. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Bluprint
Bluprint is a subscription video on demand service featuring online courses and other forms of video content surrounding crafts, hobbies and lifestyle topics that was launched as Craftsy in 2011.
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closed 4/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fandango, acquired VUDU, Inc.

synopsis: Fandango, which is owned by Comcast, has purchased digital movie retailer and streaming service Vudu from Walmart. Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 30,000 U.S. screens, trailers and original video, home entertainment and fan merchandise. "
target parent: Walmart
target: VUDU, Inc.
Vudu is a service that lets users watch the latest movies & TV shows anytime, anywhere - no subscriptions, no contract required. Vudu provides stunning video quality in up to 4K UHD at home. Users can rent or own from over 100,000 titles, or watch thousands of movies free with Vudu Movies On Us.
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closed 11/20/2019 via MSNBC

NBC Sports, Inc., acquired EZLinks Golf LLC

synopsis: NBC Sports, the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, acquired EZLinks Golf, a company that brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBC Sports, Inc.
NBC Sports is the programming division of the American broadcast network NBC, owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated national sports cable channels. "
target parent: PGA TOUR, Inc.
target: EZLinks Golf LLC
EZLinks Golf brings industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. EZLinks software and service suite includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, and an online tee time marketplace.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Metrological Group BV

synopsis: Comcast, a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal, has acquired Metrological, the Dutch technology company responsible for natively integrating apps including Netflix and YouTube into the cable operator’s X1 video platform.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target: Metrological Group BV
Metrological enables operators to seamlessly integrate premium OTT services and niche content into a single TV viewer experience. The Metrological Application Platform delivers a product suite for onboarding and managing the lifecycle of web and native apps across set-top boxes.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

PA Distribution, acquired Leisure Arts Inc.

synopsis: PA Distribution, a wholesale distributor of crafts, has acquired Leisure Arts from Comcast Corp., a global media and technology company. Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
buyer: PA Distribution
PA Distribution is a wholesale distributor of crafts. PA Distribution distributes crafting products to a wide variety of retailers. Their wide range of products and quick turnaround times help keep stores stocked with everything they need, from basic creative supplies to holiday and seasonal items. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Leisure Arts Inc.
Leisure Arts is a leading publisher of lifestyle and instructional craft publications. Leisure Arts publishes books and products that provoke imagination and inspire possibility among makers of all ages. They offer books for diamond painting, adult coloring, needle crafting, paracord, and more.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
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announced 7/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Viacom Inc., will acquire AwesomenessTV

synopsis: Viacom confirmed it’s acquiring digital media company AwesomenessTV, whose network reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
buyer: Viacom Inc. (VIAB:$12,838.00)
Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV is a TV network that reaches 158 million subscribers and approximately 300 million monthly views. AwesomenessTV’s studio has put out Emmy-winning content, and has developed a library of over 200 hours of long-form TV series and feature films.
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Web

Advanced Event Systems, acquired BracketPal

synopsis: SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, announced that it has acquired BracketPal, the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. The BracketPal team joins forces with Advanced Event Systems (AES), which was acquired by SportsEngine in 2015.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Advanced Event Systems
With more than 50 years’ experience managing events of all types and scale, Advanced Events Systems (AES) delivers proven full-continuum expertise with advanced infrastructure and software modules that empower seamless online registration, hotel management, scheduling services, and results tracking."
target: BracketPal
BracketPal is the leading beach volleyball league and tournament management software company. BracketPal offers its clients online results tracking for parents, players and recruiters, support for publishing results to SeedingPal.com, same day registrations, automated scheduling, and more.
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announced 10/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire MovieTickets.com

synopsis: Fandango, a leading digital network for all things movies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MovieTickets.com, a popular online movie ticketer serving moviegoers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to more than 33,000 screens worldwide, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: MovieTickets.com
MovieTickets.com offers moviegoers a quick and convenient way to purchase tickets online and via mobile devices. The company currently enables remote movie ticketing for consumers across the globe, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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announced 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

A&E Television Networks, will acquire A+E Networks Germany

synopsis: A+E Networks has agreed to take full ownership of A+E Networks Germany, following a 12-year joint venture with NBCUniversal International. A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein.
buyer: A&E Television Networks
A+E Networks is a global media company with six original brands: A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, LMN, FYITM and VICELANDSM. They reach 330 million people worldwide, can be found in eight out of 10 American homes and have 500 million digital users. "
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: A+E Networks Germany
A+E Networks Germany operates the History and A&E branded television channels in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, Alto Adige and Liechtenstein. A+E Networks Germany was formed as a joint venture between A+E Networks and NBCUniversal International in 2005.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

NBCUniversal, LLC., acquired Craftsy Inc.

synopsis: NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, has acquired a majority stake in Craftsy, a producer of engaging, interactive, broadcast-quality video online classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, jewelry making, and more. Their Courses are taught by world-renowned instructors.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: NBCUniversal, LLC.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. "
target: Craftsy Inc.
Craftsy provides passionate makers with an extraordinary learning experience through video classes, inspirational kits and patterns, and a wide assortment of physical products. Craftsy offers classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, art, photography, cooking and many more categories.
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closed 4/6/2017 via New York Times

E! Entertainment, acquired People’s Choice Awards

synopsis: E! has purchased the People’s Choice Awards. The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable & satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty & lifestyle."
target parent: Procter & Gamble
target: People’s Choice Awards
The People's Choice Awards is an American live awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public. The show, in which fans vote for winners across the movie, television and music industries, is regarded as one of the more democratic award shows.
price ($mm)
$9.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired Watchwith

synopsis: Comcast, an American global telecommunications conglomerate, has acquired Watchwith, a company that has built a video metadata platform that can decipher what’s happening inside a movie, TV show or sporting event.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Watchwith
Watchwith is the TV industry's standard for time-based (a.k.a. scene based) metadata. TV networks use Watchwith to create, control, and distribute deep metadata about their content. TV service providers use Watchwith data and software to power exciting new video products.
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closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Fandango, acquired Cinepapaya

synopsis: Fandango announced it is expanding its business in Latin America with the acquisition of top online movie ticketer, Cinepapaya. Fandango's acquisition of Cinepapaya will nearly double the company's consumer reach in the region and extend its ticketing business to seven new countries: Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. "
target: Cinepapaya
Peru-based Cinepapaya engages millions of moviegoers across Latin America with movie-related content and an active social network that drives ticket sales across its online platform and popular mobile apps, supporting all major operating systems including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and others.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Betterware de Mexico, acquired GuruComm

synopsis: Betterware de México S.A.B. de C.V., the leading direct-to-consumer company in Mexico that focuses on the home organization and solutions segment with a two-tier distribution model, announced that it acquired 60% of GurúComm, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator and Communications Software developer.
buyer: Betterware de Mexico (BWMX:$351.86)
Betterware de Mexico are the leading Mexican company in wholesale home solutions. They bring harmony to Mexican homes with products and opportunities that solve the day-to-day lives of millions of people. "
target: GuruComm
GuruComm, based in Mexico, is the first smart phone line that records and transcribes calls, understands the conversations with their customer's clients, analyzes the topics and integrates functionalities so that they give a better service, make their team more productive and win more clients.
price ($mm)
$2.19*
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
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announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

iSentric Sdn. Bhd., will acquire My Play Company Limited

synopsis: iSentric Limited announced that it has executed a term sheet for the proposed acquisition of My Play Company Limited ("My Play"). My Play is a leader in the mobile gaming market in Myanmar. My Play was founded by Mr. Myint Kyaw Thu and Mr. Zaw Ye Myint, and is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar.
buyer parent: Donaco International Limited
buyer: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Ltd is engaged in the business of provision of software-based mobile telecommunications and technology business in the Asia-Pacific market. The Company's business divisions include Enterprise Mobility, Digital Payments and Digital Media Services. "
target parent: MyanTel
target: My Play Company Limited
My Play is a game developer and publisher specialising in mobile games development in Myanmar. My Play has 3 games amongst the Top 10 local mobile games in Myanmar (Shan Koe Mee World, Pawthoot Run and Trishaw Master Nga Pain).
price ($mm)
$4.59
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
closed 6/3/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Pryte

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Pryte
Pryte is a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps by selling short-term passes that would provide access to particular mobile apps, such as Facebook or Foursquare.
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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. (NasdaqGS:TIGO:$4,126.00)
Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Latin America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. "
target parent: Grupo Clarin SA
target: Cablevision Paraguay
Cablevisión Paraguay is controlled by the listed company Grupo Clarín S.A. It began offering TV services in Asunción in 1989 and is the leading provider of cable pay-TV services in Paraguay.
price ($mm)
$142
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EV / EBITDA
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:$0.00)
América Móvil is Latin America´s largest wireless company and, in terms of equity subscribers the third largest wireless provider in the world. Some of its wireless voice and data services include: SMS, MMS, internet access, mobile connection, and localization services. "
target parent: Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.
target: DLA Inc.
DLA is the leading corporation in the development, integration, and delivery of entertainment products made for digital distribution (TV, Internet, Mobile) in Latin America, Iberia and the Hispanic market in the United States, and in the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 9/16/2011 via BusinessWire

UPC Polska Sp. z o.o., acquired Aster Sp. z.o.o.

synopsis: Liberty Global, Inc. announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o., provider of telecommunication services, from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group.
buyer parent: Liberty Global Inc.
buyer: UPC Polska Sp. z o.o.
UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. offers cable television, video, broadband, and digital (VoIP) telephony services. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. UPC Polska Sp. z o.o. operates as a subsidiary of Liberty Global Inc. "
target parent: Mid Europa Partners LLP
target: Aster Sp. z.o.o.
Aster Sp. z o.o. provides telecommunication services. The company offers cable television, broadband Internet, and fixed and mobile telephony services. Aster Sp. z o.o. was formerly known as Magens Investments Sp. z.o.o. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$793]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2012 via Market Wire

WideOpenWest, LLC, acquired Broadstripe LLC

synopsis: Broadstripe, a provider of a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services, has completed the sale of its cable systems to Wave Broadband and WOW!
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: WideOpenWest, LLC
WideOpenWest, LLC provides Internet, cable television, and telephone services in the United States. It offers various Internet services, including anti-virus and firewall protection, Web-filtering and spam blockers, anti-spyware protection, and pop-up blocking. "
target: Broadstripe LLC
Broadstripe is dedicated to providing their residential and business customers superior entertainment, communication products and outstanding customer service in all the markets they serve. They provide a wide range of state-of-the-art digital cable and broadband internet services.
price ($mm)
$55
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Voip-Pal.Com Inc., will acquire CallArc

synopsis: Voip-Pal.Com Inc. ("Voip-Pal") and Bleam Technology Ventures Inc. ("Bleam Technology") announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Voip-Pal to acquire Bleam Technology and its product and services including CallArc.com. Bleam Technology owns and operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service.
buyer: Voip-Pal.Com Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com Inc. is a broadband VoIP telecom company offering local and long distance VoIP services to consumers and business owners. The company offers turnkey VoIP communication and reseller solutions for its Partners. "
target: CallArc
Bleam Technology Ventures is a mobile company developing products and services that makes communication easy and free and without boundaries. Bleam Technologies operates CallArc.com, a mobile VoIP calling service. CallArc.com offers an alternative to expensive long distance and international calls.
price ($mm)
$0.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., acquired ComedyNet TV, Inc.

synopsis: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc., a film and entertainment marketing company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of ComedyNet.TV, Inc.
buyer: Red Rock Pictures Holdings, Inc.
Red Rock Pictures finances and co-produces feature films and entertainment for all media. Dedicated to truly partnering with the creative community Red Rock Pictures is built on its commitment to creative entertainment, finance and innovation. "
target: ComedyNet TV, Inc.
ComedyNet broadcasts to 19 million homes through most major cable operators. ComedyNet is also carried on broadband portals such as Sling Media, HULU and ActiveVideo. Through its affiliation with QuickPlay, ComedyNet is available via subscription on most AT&T, Verizon and Sprint cellphones.
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2007 via BusinessWire

Riverlake Partners, LLC, acquired O'Currance Teleservices

synopsis: Riverlake Partners, LLC, has executed a majority control purchase of O’Currance Teleservices from Carla Meine and Wasatch Venture Funds to provide capital and leadership for growth. Zions First National Bank provided the senior debt financing, while Fifth Street Capital, LLC provided the subordinated debt financing. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Riverlake Partners, LLC
Riverlake Partners, LLC is a private equity buy out fund focused on traditional economy manufacturing, distribution and service businesses primarily located in the West and Midwest. Riverlake specializes in equity and equity-related debt investments in lower middle market sized companies. "
target parent: Wasatch Venture Fund
target: O'Currance Teleservices
O’Currance leads the way in the development of inbound-call management through Web-based virtual offices and remote telesales agents, a method that has quickly become an industry standard. O’Currance offers telemarketing, telesales and call center operations.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 9/20/2005 via PR Newswire

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd, acquired Galaxie Sport

synopsis: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has acquired 100% of Galaxie Sport, the leading cable sports channel serving the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, for CZK 118.7 million ($5.1 million) from PPF (Cyprus) Ltd.
buyer: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV:$697.26)
Central European Media Enterprises, the pioneering international television broadcasting company, operates the leading group of networks and stations across Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: PPF a.s.
target: Galaxie Sport
Galaxie Sport broadcasts sports & sport-related programming in the Czech Republic & Slovak Republic. They own broadcast license rights to some of the most popular sports programming including the NHL, Premier League, Series A, Premiere Division, the NBA, ATP Tennis tournaments & automobile races.
price ($mm)
$5.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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announced 12/9/2016 via New York Times

21st Century Fox, will acquire Sky plc

synopsis: 21st Century Fox, the international film and television giant behind hit shows like The Simpsons and Modern Family, has reached a preliminary deal to acquire Sky, the owner of Sky News. Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London.
buyer: 21st Century Fox (FOXA:$12,437.00)
21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe. Reaching more than 1.8 billion subscribers in approximately 50 local languages every day, it has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks. "
target: Sky plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
Sky plc is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
price ($mm)[EV]
$14,130 [$22,736]*
rev ($mm)
$15,178
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,488
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 1/14/2013 via Wall Street Journal

News Corporation, acquired Sky Deutschland

synopsis: News Corp has raised its stake in pay-TV company Sky Deutschland AG to 54.5% from 49.9%. Sky Deutschland, which has 3.36 million subscribers, is the only pay-TV station in Germany that broadcasts live top-division German soccer matches and the latest blockbuster movies.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target: Sky Deutschland (SKDTF:$1,138.74)
Sky Deutschland AG is a German media company which operates a Direct Broadcast Satellite Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland offering a collection of basic and premium digital subscription television channels of different categories via Satellite and Cable Television.
price ($mm)
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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 (DXM:$1,207.64)
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)
$1,410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$0.00)
EchoStar Communications Corporation has been a leader for more than 26 years in satellite TV equipment sales and support worldwide. The Company’s DISH Network® is the fastest-growing pay-TV provider in the country since 2000 and currently serves more than 13.585 million satellite TV customers. "
target parent: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
target: Superstar/Netlink Group LLC
Superstar/Netlink Group LLC, a C-Band provider of satellite TV programming, is one of six principal operating companies in Gemstar-TV Guide, Inc. The company, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers big dish customers the best service and products in the satellite TV industry. In 1999, Superstar, Netlin
price ($mm)
$48
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
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.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: OM:SINCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,178.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$129.38
EBIT ($mm)
$75.41
Net Income ($mm)
$58.85
Employees
1610
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.64
EBIT ($mm)
$16.41
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2209
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Ticker: CPAH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.02
Net Income ($mm)
$0.73
Employees
74
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Ticker: NGM:CHAL B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Challenger Mobile
Challenger Mobile
Challenger Mobile is a Swedish provider of IP-based mobile telephony services and solutions. Challenger Mobile offers a white label solution that enables operators to offer mobile IP telephony to their customers. Their technology helps operators to build a stronger brand and increase their revenue.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,236.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$831.64
EBIT ($mm)
$620.79
Net Income ($mm)
$504.45
Employees
8400
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: DOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$366.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.90
EBIT ($mm)
($4.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
581
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:NXTP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
NextPlay Technologies, Inc. is a technology solutions company offering gaming, in-game advertising, crypto-banking, connected TV and travel booking services to consumers and corporations within a growing worldwide digital ecosystem.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: OM:NETI B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net Insight AB
Net Insight AB
Net Insight’s products enable lossless video transport at any scale – from live contribution via Internet, to ultra-high-definition distribution in managed media networks spanning the globe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$47.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.76
EBIT ($mm)
$0.21
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
198
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Ticker: TSE:4425
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kudan
Kudan
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: CMCSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$108,991.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,857.00
EBIT ($mm)
$18,540.00
Net Income ($mm)
$12,466.00
Employees
168000
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Ticker: LBTYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc
Liberty Global plc is the world’s largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. Liberty Global connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18,351.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,417.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,607.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37000
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Ticker: JSE:MTN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MTN Group
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9,278.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,431.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1,956.24
Net Income ($mm)
$236.62
Employees
17054
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Ticker: TSE:3738
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
T-Gaia Corporation
T-Gaia Corporation
Based in Japan, T-Gaia Corporation sells and distributes mobile phones and also provide terminals and communication lines, as well as tools for resolve issues that are useful for management and operation.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,885.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.75
EBIT ($mm)
$142.61
Net Income ($mm)
$128.34
Employees
3884
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Ticker: TSX:QBR.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc., a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Their subsidiaries are engaged in broadcasting, publishing, music retailing, game development, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,145.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,194.34
EBIT ($mm)
$707.05
Net Income ($mm)
$253.34
Employees
10158
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Ticker: GHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company
Graham Holdings Company is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and manufacturing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,857.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$413.40
EBIT ($mm)
$302.95
Net Income ($mm)
$238.66
Employees
14297
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Ticker: TSX:CGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco, Inc.
Cogeco Inc. is a diversified holding corporation which operates in the communications and media sectors. Through its Cogeco Cable Inc. subsidiary, Cogeco provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,968.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.64
EBIT ($mm)
$441.72
Net Income ($mm)
$91.38
Employees
5199
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Ticker: SEHK:1310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Broadband Network
Hong Kong Broadband Network
HKBN Group is Hong Kong's largest provider of residential high speed fibre broadband (symmetrical 100Mbps to 1,000Mbps) services by number of subscriptions, and a fast growing enterprise solutions provider.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$548.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$154.67
EBIT ($mm)
$79.58
Net Income ($mm)
$45.31
Employees
3027
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Ticker: WSE:MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MNI S.A.
MNI S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various value added services to mobile telephony, telecommunications, and tourism in Poland. The company offers SMS, MMS, WAP, multimedia, and audio and video streaming in GSM and 3G for mobiles.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($1.15)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
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Ticker: CBBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Broadband, Inc.
China Broadband is a new player in China's growing cable broadband market and more recently, electronic programming guide publication business and print media markets.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$8.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:VNTZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vonetize!
Vonetize offers video on demand, over-the-top content services and technology platforms as fully-managed services for set-top boxes, smartphones, smart TVs and other Internet-connected devices. The company offers multiscreen end-to-end video content solutions and cloud-based digital video delivery.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:ZIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZipTel
ZipTel
ZipTel is an Australian owned and operated telecommunications business focused on providing international roaming and calling solutions to the consumer, using state of the art technologies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: TALK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTalk Inc.
iTalk Inc.
iTalk, Inc. is a global provider of advanced communications & mobile broadband services. iTalk offers nationwide voice and data coverage to 280 million people in more than 12,900 cities.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:UNL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Networks Limited
United Networks Limited
Australia-based United Networks is a telecommunications business specialising in voice, data, and value-add services. The company's products include global roaming SIM cards, local telecommunications services, and location-based services, including emergency services and Wi-Fi solutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:VOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vodafone Group Plc
Vodafone Group Plc
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 50 more and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48,527.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,509.26
EBIT ($mm)
$5,861.15
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
94442
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