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Uniguest acquires MediaStar Systems

November 3, 2022

Uniguest, a player in digital engagement technology to multiple end markets, has announced the acquisition of MediaStar Systems (formerly Cabletime), an IP video and digital signage provider to the professional AV industry.

Founded in 1984 and based in Newbury, UK, MediaStar Systems develops IPTV and digital signage software and hardware solutions. MediaStar technology allows its channel partners to implement and install professional AV solutions quickly and securely for end user customers.

Uniguest Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Hiscox, commented: “MediaStar Systems is one of the best known and most trusted providers of secure and reliable IP video distribution and digital signage delivery. Adding the MediaStar solution range to our existing Tripleplay, UCView and ONELAN solutions adds additional capabilities to our offerings and ensures we stay the leader in the digital engagement market. We are delighted to welcome the MediaStar team to the Uniguest technology family.”

Shaun Oxenham, Chief Executive Officer at MediaStar Systems, added: “We’ve seen the emergence of Uniguest as a big player in the digital signage, engagement, and IP Video space through the last four years and to be part of that ongoing journey is exciting for the MediaStar team. Bringing our experience and technology into the mix with market-leading solutions such as Tripleplay and Onelan will enhance offerings to our entire customer base and help us drive growth in the future.”

Uniguest is a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital and adding MediaStar Systems to the Uniguest organisation marks its third acquisition of 2022 following on from Otrum AS and the digital signage division of CPI Global earlier this year, plus JANUS Displays, Sagely, UCView, Volara and Planet eStream in 2021.

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