Netia has been acquired by GlobeCast.
The companies said Netia will retain its identity, personnel and administrative autonomy. The announcement was made by GlobeCast Chairman/CEO Christian Pinon and Netia CEO Christophe Carniel.
This is a transaction of two French companies with international reach.
GlobeCast is a subsidiary of France Telecom and is a provider of content management and transmission services for broadcasters. It runs a satellite and fibre network for content delivery to direct-to-home satellite platforms; cable, IPTV, mobile and broadband headends; and corporate and digital signage networks. It also has SNG vehicles to support video coverage of events, and it operates 12 teleports and technical operations centers. It has 18 offices in various countries.
Netia is a provider of software solutions for television and radio content. Its product line includes Radio-Assist, OpenNet and Media Logging; notable clients include Radio France, BBC, Radio Vaticana and Minnesota Public Radio. The company has offices in the United States, Paris, Rome and Sydney.