OKNO TV buys Megahertz18 October 2013
OKNO TV has acquired the assets of UK-based Megahertz Broadcast Systems in a deal completed on Monday this week. The acquisition will extend OKNO’s portfolio to include mobile production vehicles, live production and RF and help establish the company’s international presence.
“The acquisition of Megahertz gives us an immediate in-house capability, with a team of highly respected engineers and project managers that will help to facilitate the expansion of our portfolio to include production vehicles and RF capabilities and to extend our footprint globally,” said Jon Flay, managing director of OKNO-TV (UK). “We identified that sports and mobile applications were important markets and with Megahertz’s rich heritage in those arenas we are looking to further accelerate our growth internationally.”
Systems integrator and mobile broadcast production company Megahertz has an international client base across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. The company recently designed and built a broadcast centre at the London 2012 Olympic Park for BT Sports incorporating five production galleries, 20 edit suites, eight voiceover suites as well as the master control and playout centre. Megahertz has also recently completed the turnkey systems integration on outside broadcast vehicles for Oman Television and Astro in Malaysia.