LiveU acquires its Oceania distribution partner, Pacific Live Media

Strengthens LiveU’s go-to-market strategy in key markets, following last year’s acquisition of UK partner Garland Partners Ltd.

HACKENSACK, NJJune 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Live Uthe leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of its long-time partner, Pacific Live Media (“PLM”) as part of its strategy to get closer to its customers in key markets. Pick up ChrisManaging Director of PLM, has represented LiveU and its solutions for many years, supporting major broadcasters, sports organizations, production companies and online media in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Chris Dredge, Managing Director and Founder, Pacific Live Media

Chris Dredge, Managing Director and Founder, Pacific Live Media

This announcement follows the successful acquisition last year of LiveU’s UK partner, Garland Partners Limited, as the company increases its direct presence in specific regions. Over the past two years, LiveU has experienced strong growth in the APAC region, especially in Australiawith growing demand for hybrid, cloud-based LiveU live video solutions for news, sports and other live productions.

Samuel WassermanCEO and Co-Founder of LiveU, said, “We are delighted to welcome Pick up Chris and the PLM team in the LiveU family. PLM has excelled in sales, service and support of LiveU customers in the region. With his deep technological know-how and his passion for LiveU, Chris has played a central role in the growth of our business. Our joint customers are among the most innovative adopters of our cloud-based remote production workflows in the world. This move will help us maximize our business potential and expand our end-to-end offerings as live events fully resume post-pandemic, facilitated by the tremendous local service and support. »

Yaal EshelGeneral director LiveU Asia, added, “I am very pleased to welcome Chris to the APAC team and believe that his experience, knowledge and understanding of customer needs will be an asset to LiveU regionally and globally.”

Pick up ChrisManaging Director and Founder, PLM, “We’re so excited to join LiveU! LiveU’s best-in-class solutions have been the primary driver of our company’s growth and coming together as one entity is the natural next step. LiveU’s technology offers so much on many levels and, as a trusted partner, we have taken great pleasure in developing innovative workflows that deliver increased production efficiency as well as a superb viewing experience. We look forward to seeing what we can do. else to help customers with their live events, is officially part of LiveU.”

PLM was established in 2016 as a specialist contribution provider with the aim of best assisting clients with their live media projects and issues. LiveU chose PLM as their sole distribution partner for the Oceania region, having partnered with Chris for several years prior.

About LiveU

LiveU is shaping the future of live video, powering video production workflows and cloud services for news, sports and other verticals. Backed by our global market leadership and innovation, LiveU offers the highest quality, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end solutions for all types of live productions – produce more for less. Our broad portfolio ranges from our production-level portable field units and smartphone apps to hybrid satellite/cellular solutions and cloud-based IP management, orchestration, ingestion and distribution solutions. new generation. With over 5,000 customers in 150 countries, LiveU’s technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, sports and other organizations (including government, education, public safety, businesses and homes production), streaming live video to TV, mobile, online, and social media. LiveU is the recipient of the 2021 North American New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan for its LU800 unit and winner of the 71st Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards in recognition of its innovation and achievement in Video over technology Cellular Internet Protocol (VoCIP). For more information, visit www.liveu.tvor follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn Where instagram.

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