Haivision to acquire Aviwest
February 24, 2022
Haivision Systems, a provider of real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced an agreement to acquire Aviwest.
With the addition of Aviwest, Haivision say it will have a comprehensive video contribution solution portfolio to address the growing demand for live, high-quality video content in broadcast, sports, and live event production.
The acquisition will bring mobile networking (5G/4G cellular) and patented network bonding capabilities to Haivision’s solution portfolio.
Founded in 2008, Aviwest is a provider of mobile IP-based video contribution systems and a specialist in transmission of live video over cellular networks. Headquartered in Rennes (Saint-Grégoire), France, Aviwest has more than 70 employees with field operations globally.
“With the addition of Aviwest, Haivision will now lead in both fixed and mobile networks in providing ultra-low latency video solutions,” said Mirko Wicha, Haivision President and CEO. “We are very excited to welcome the amazing team at Aviwest and its customers to the Haivision family, and to provide broadcasters globally a trusted and proven vendor to solve their video contribution challenges.”
“Together with Haivision, our solutions will bring customers maximum live video flexibility with ultra-low latency, highly reliable network connectivity, and pristine video quality,” said Ronan Poullaouec, CTO and Co-Founder of Aviwest. “With sub-200ms glass-to-glass latency over 5G networks, our solutions are revolutionizing remote production workflows by giving broadcasters more options for contributing real-time content for premium live events and sports coverage.”