The new office comes complete with a dedicated sales and business development department and demo facility to better support customers in the region
Johannesburg, South Africa, 30th June 2014 – Exterity, the leading provider of enterprise IPTV technologies for the secure distribution of live, on-demand and recorded video over IP, today announced that it has opened up a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new regional office includes a demo facility to enable Sub-Saharan system integrators and pro-AV installers to see the Exterity product portfolio in action.
The Exterity IPTV systems are already used by many organizations in a wide variety of markets across the globe including in Sub-Saharan Africa. Demand for enterprise IPTV systems is on the rise in the region in a number of rapidly growing market segments such as corporate, leisure and oil and gas. The new office will enable the company to expand its reach and leverage its regional partners, including Global Access, Hambisana, Panavision, Prosonic Angola and Space Stream, part of SpaceTV, to offer best-in-class on the ground support for its customers.
“Demand for IPTV in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to rise and we must be proactive in the region to meet this demand,” said Colin Farquhar, CEO, Exterity. “Our new office in Johannesburg enables us to be closer to our partners and customers in the region and solidifies our commitment to IPTV in emerging markets.”
“Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the IPTV market,” said Gary Davies, Sub-Saharan Africa Sales Manager, Exterity. “Opening a new office in one of the most vibrant cities in the region enables us to be closer to our partners, as well as better support our customers.”
The Exterity product portfolio is manufactured in Europe, making it one of the most robust hardware enterprise IPTV systems available. In addition to the head-ends, Exterity provides support for content encryption and HDCPv2, enabling content transmitted over IP to be fully secure from the source to any end point.