ANEVIA ANNOUNCES DEFINITIVE ACQUISITION OF KEEPIXO
Anevia's shareholders voted massively in favor of all the resolutions tabled by
the Board of Directors at Anevia's AGM, which was held in Gentilly on Thursday,
12 April with a quorum of 75.02%. This definitively sealed Anevia's acquisition
"We are delighted to announce this acquisition, which is consistent with our
drive to provide a comprehensive range of solutions, from encoding through to
broadcasting and storage. Keepixo shares our innovative ADN and its solutions
feature the most advanced technologies in ultra HD and low-latency live
broadcasting. This tie-up will strengthen our positioning at the heart of the
OTT video value chain" says Damien Lucas, Anevia's co-founder and CTO.
"We have been working together for the last 10 years and teaming up with Anevia
was a natural step. Our complementary technologies will extend our range and
enable us to offer a genuine end-to-end solution. We are proud to be joining
Anevia. Together, we will be in a stronger position to meet our operator and
broadcaster clients' expectations and provide them with solutions for the
entire OTT TV processing chain" adds Keepixo's COO Jérôme Blanc.
Keepixo is a Grenoble-based company specializing in the development of video
compression software for TV operators, to enable live or near-live broadcasts
for multi-screen TV. Keepixo's solutions have been sold to more than 150
clients worldwide, including 40 Tier-1 operators. In 2017, Keepixo recorded
sales of EUR0.9m and had 14 employees, most of whom are based in Grenoble.
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Anevia is a leading OTT and IPTV software vendor that specialises in delivering
innovative solutions for live TV, near-live, video on demand (VOD) and
multi-screen. Anevia was founded in 2003 by the developers of the well-known
VLC media player, and since then the company has pioneered unique solutions
across several fields, including cloud DVR and multi-screen. Anevia's mission
is to deliver innovative technologies that enable viewers to enjoy a
next-generation TV experience - wherever, whenever and on every screen.
Anevia's solutions have been adopted by globally-renowned TV broadcasters,
telecommunication and pay-TV operators, video service providers and many
private and public companies. Anevia is headquartered in France, with regional
offices in the USA and Dubai. Anevia is listed on the Paris Euronext Growth
market. For more information please visit www.anevia.com.
Video compression expert Keepixo develops and sells software solutions for
distributing audio-visual content in IPTV and OTT (over-the-top) mode.
Keepixo's solutions enable video compression and the conversion of audio/video
data into the formats and protocols required for Internet routing in IPTV and
OTT TV mode (OTT packaging). Keepixo offers a broad range of products,
including video encoders and transcoders for live and VOD broadcasting, mosaic
TV channel generators and live-to-VOD recording solutions for catch-up TV
services. For more information please visit www.keepixo.com.
Sabine DE LEISSEGUES
Marketing & Communications Director
Tel: +33 1 81 94 50 95