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2019: Volaris Group Comms & Media Year in Review

President's Note

2019 was a transformative year for the Volaris Comms & Media Portfolio. We grew from a portfolio of 9 to 12 businesses, launching us into new geographies and furthering our presence in the communications and media markets globally. Below, learn more about our 2019 acquisitions, Velocix, Advantage 360, and MDS Global.

As we kick off 2020, I am happy to share news of the first acquisition of the year, Lifecycle Software Ltd. We look forward to the new opportunities this new year, and new decade will bring.

Best,
David Nyland
President of Volaris Group, Communications & Media Portfolio
 



2019's Acquisitions


Velocix 

Formerly part of Nokia’s Video IP Business Unit, Velocix is a content delivery network that makes video personal.  
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Advantage 360 

Advantage 360 provides full lifecycle customer management solutions for tier 3 & 4 emerging market operators. 
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MDS Global 

MDS Global helps Virtual Network Operators to deliver innovative and digitally rich services to excite the market. 
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2019's Most Read Stories


How Incognito's CTIO Drives Innovation with Volaris 

We spoke with Pete Koat, CTIO of Incognito Software System's, to discuss how R&D at Incognito has evolved since acquisition in 2015, and what support acquired businesses can expect from Volaris Group. Read more on Pete's innovation philosophy, how he optimizes R&D budgets and timelines, how the Volaris network has helped him grow, and beyond! Read the story > 

 

Building Autonomy: A New Chapter for Velocix in India  

At the time of the acquisition, Velocix’s Indian operations were in the Nokia office in the southern city of Chennai. Upon acquisition, Velocix had an opportunity to set up a new Indian office that was standalone in a nearby location in Chennai itself. Having their own space would allow the company to forge its own path forward by designing an office reflective of the company’s new brand identity.  Read the story > 
 


NAB Show Key Takeaways 

In April 2019, the Volaris Comms & Media team attended The NAB Show in Las Vegas. From walking the show floor, it was clear that the broadcast and media space is in a period of transition. This transition is changing customer’s buying cycles and behaviors and influencing their vendor’s technological roadmaps. Elliot Yunger, Director of Business Development, expanded on this idea in his takeaways.  Read the story > 

 
 


Looking Ahead: Tradeshows 2020

We’ll be on the road at a number of tradeshows over the next few months, including Mobile World Congress and the NAB Show. Will you be there? If so, let’s connect.  
 

 

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Erini is the Marketing Manager for the Volaris Communications & Media Portfolio. Whether it’s for global CPG brands or local start-ups, Erini helps companies tell stories that inspire, educate, and inform. How can she help you learn more about the Volaris Communications & Media Portfolio? Send her an email at erini.andriopoulos@volarisgroup.com with your questions.