Media On Demand today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Westminster Digital, one of the UK’s leading providers of webcasting and streaming media solutions.
Media On Demand, based in Surrey, provides streaming media products and services to the corporate, sports, medical and media markets throughout the UK.
This acquisition will enhance the position of Media On Demand to that of market leader in the UK, Europe’s largest market for webcasting solutions.
Established in 1999, Westminster Digital has rapidly become one of the leading providers of streaming solutions within government as well as providing webcasting and streaming to a broad range of leading UK corporates. Westminster Digital has just completed a major streaming project for UK Parliament.
Andy Lewis Managing Director of Media On Demand, said, “The addition of the Westminster Digital team, customer base and their strong market penetration will result in a further strengthening of our leading position in the UK webcasting market particularly within government where Westminster Digital has an enviable position. Together, we will offer our combined customer base enhanced products and services and continue the strong growth which we have been experiencing over the past two years.”
Ian Franklyn, Managing Director of Westminster Digital said, “When we started in 1999 we were one of the first webcasting companies in Britain. Today, the industry's growth is dependent upon consolidating into a few major players. We are delighted to be joining forces with Media On Demand as they have the greatest technical expertise in streaming media in the UK. They are also a well-established and highly respected company with strong management.”
About Media On Demand
Media On Demand (MOD) is a privately owned UK company based in Surrey. Established in 2001, MOD has quickly grown to become one of the UK’s leading streaming media providers. MOD develops and delivers streaming products and services to a strong client base in the sports, corporate, medical and media marketplaces. MOD offers encoding, hosting, webcasting, Digital Rights Management (DRM) and active database solutions.
About Westminster Digital
Coming from a strong TV broadcasting background, Westminster Digital was established as a progressive webcasting company with the first successful live broadcast of Parliament on the Internet on behalf of Number 10 Downing Street in 1999. Westminster Digital continues the tradition of introducing new media technologies to leading government, political and corporate organisations in order to improve the way they communicate. Westminster Digital offers quality video production, encoding, hosting, as well as bespoke applications such as live captioning, Content Management Systems, and video search engines.
For further information contact:
Kirsty Lewis, PR Consultant, Media On Demand, Tel: 07968 493452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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