LiveU expands in Spain with new office, country manager

Remote production solutions provider LiveU has expanded its presence in Spain with the opening of a new office and executive appointment. The company has opened a new office in Madrid alongside a presence in Barcelona. Overseeing this expansion will be the newly appointed country manager Laura Romero. Romero joins from MediaPro, where she most recently […]

LiveU acquires Pacific Live Media

Remote production solutions provider LiveU has announced the acquisition of Pacific Live Media (PLM), The pair already have a strong relationship, with PLM serving as LiveU’s channel partner for Oceania. PLM, founded in 2016, is a specialist contribution vendor. It provides customers with support for their live media projects and solutions to problems they may […]

Carlyle to acquire LiveU

Investment firm Carlyle has agreed a deal to acquire live video streaming and remote production solutions provider LiveU. Terms of the deal have not been announced, but an earlier report from local Israeli press (via TechCrunch) claimed that the private equity firm is paying over US$400 million to take over the company from Francisco Partners. […]

LiveU launches subscription-based LiveU 360° solution

Video streaming and remote solutions provider LiveU has launched a new subscription model. The new product, dubbed LiveU 360°, promises to be an all-inclusive, subscription-based service with a flexible upgrade model that addresses the growing need for live broadcasts in “a unique one-stop-shop”. LiveU 360° is currently available in the US, Canada, EU countries, UK, […]

LiveU announces Garland acquisition

Video streaming and remote productions solutions provider LiveU has announced the acquisition of english video equipment and services firm Garland Partners. Garland has been a long-term partner of LiveU for over 12 years in the UK. The company also serves a number of top global broadcasters, sports organisations, production companies and online media. LiveU said […]

LiveU: 25% of traffic now HEVC-encoded

A quarter of LiveU-generated traffic is now HEVC-encoded, according to the live video streaming company’s annual ‘State of Live’ report. The study notes the growing adoption of the HEVC protocol and said this reflects the “increasing demand for professional-grade video quality,” a trend that was evident at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. LiveU said […]

LiveU and Sky News claim Guinness Record for live streaming

LiveU and Sky News have set a new Guinness World Record for the most concurrent live web streams for an event, the two companies announced. Sky and LiveU streamed feeds from 138 locations to cover 150 constituency results during the UK general election in May. LiveU supplied 138 units for the coverage, including comprehensive testing, […]