Mediability AS, part of Norway’s Fonn Group, has successfully acquired British broadcasting consultancy Nordlys Broadcast Limited. Mediability says this marks a strategic step towards leadership in the EMEA software systems integrator landscape, adding that it also amplifies the company’s expertise and service capabilities.
Post-acquisition, Mediability will have delivery capability in key regions and cities across EMEA, including London, Dubai, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Bergen.
Andrew Davies, former director at Nordlys Broadcast, will lead Mediability as its Group CEO. Davies emphasizes Mediability’s focus on innovating within the media and entertainment sector, “Harnessing the potential of software-as-a-service, cloud, IP, and AI, we’re shaping the future of broadcast software integration for the industry, all while retaining our prowess in traditional projects.”
Additional leadership appointments include Ole Johan Skogheim as Group CTO and Nils Olav Sundsteigen as Group CCO and CEO of Mediability Scandinavia. Commenting on the merger, Sundsteigen said, “From broadcasting to the corporate sector and even into education and government, Mediability has consistently broadened its horizons. We intend to replicate our multifaceted Scandinavian success on the international stage.”
Haavard Myklebust, Mediability’s chairman, observes, “As the media landscape consolidates, the industry leans towards more robust companies. Through this acquisition, we’re addressing this very need.”