FirstLight Media

FirstLight Media and June merge to become Junefirst

OTT technology provider FirstLight Media and tech specialist June have announced the companies will merge to become Junefirst. The company’s services include localisation, media and content management as well as associated tech services such as CMS, packaging, distribution and integration services. Clients will still be able to use JuneFirst’s tech, localisation and content services separately. […]

Firstlight Media rebrands as Quickplay

Canadian managed services provider Firstlight Media has announced a rebrand to Quickplay. The rebrand sees the company return to its Quickplay Media origins while also leveraging its position as the industry’s first cloud-native and cloud-agnostic OTT platform. Quickplay’s OTT platform is designed to build and run scalable applications in the cloud using cloud-native technologies, including […]

Firstlight Media names India and MENA sales chief

Cloud TV technology specialist Firstlight Media has named Navdeep Singh Aswal as head of sales, India and MENA. Aswal will be charged with building on Firstlight Media’s initial successes in the Indian market. The aha entertainment has tapped Firstlight’s cloud-native platform for the launch of the aha 2.0 Telugu language service launch in the fourth […]

Tina Tuli in at Firstlight Media as VP of global marketing

Firstlight Media has announced the appointment of Tina Tuli as its new VP of global marketing.  The exec will be charged with leading development and implementation of marketing strategies for Firstlight Media’s OTT platform.  She joins from Samdesk, where she served as CMO and led the creation and execution of major campaigns. Prior to that, […]

FirstLight Media hires Verizon Media’s Drake as global head of revenue

Technology outfit Firstlight Media has named former Verizon, Comcast Technology Solutions and Real Networks executive Chris Drake as SVP, global head of revenue.   Drake will lead Firstlight Media’s global sales efforts to help Tier 1 content providers and distributors deploy streaming and entertainment platforms built on the company’s Gen5 architecture. Firstlight Media’s Gen5 architecture […]

Firstlight Media teams up with NPAW

OTT technology provider Firstlight Media and quality assurance specialist NPAW – Nice People At Work – have teamed up to enable OTT and pay TV providers to optimize content delivery networks (CDNs).  The pair are combining Firstlight Media’s cloud-native OTT platform and NPAW’s flagship solution, YOUBORA, with its video analytics and business intelligence functions. The partnership is intended to […]

SSIMWAVE and Firstlight team up for AI-powered OTT monitoring

OTT cloud AI technology outfit Firstlight Media and streaming video quality specialist SSIMWAVE have teamed up to drive broader adoption of AI-powered solutions that measure, manage and optimise video quality at multiple points in the delivery chain, according to the pair.  The two companies are teaming to enable OTT and pay TV providers to implement […]