QuickPlay Media

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QuickPlay Media Inc.
Type Private company
Founded 2004
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people Wayne Purboo
President & CEO
Samih Elhage
Website www.QuickPlay.com

QuickPlay Media is a privately held company that provides managed services for the distribution of premium multi-screen video to IP-connected devices. The company’s managed services platform, OpenVideo, powers mobile video services for live TV, video on demand (VOD) and radio services for companies including AT&T Wireless, Bell Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Motorola Mobility, Rogers Wireless, Research In Motion, Sirius XM, and U.S. Cellular.

QuickPlay was founded in April 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario; with offices throughout the US and in London, England. The company currently has 1.5 million content assets under management.

QuickPlay Media has received venture funding from GMP Securities L.P., General Catalyst Partners, Ventures West, J.L. Albright and Up Capital.

In May 2010, research firm IDC named QuickPlay to its list of "Ten Canadian Mobile and Wireless Companies to Watch."

QuickPlay announced that it had joined the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, producers of the UltraViolet cloud-based content distribution system, in January 2011.[citation needed]

Madison Dearborn Partners became a majority owner in 2012.[1]

QuickPlay Media has set up a delivery centre in Chennai to help its expansion plans in South East Asia.[2]


External links[edit]

  • QuickPlay- QuickPlay Media's Home Page
  • Mediacaster Magazine- QuickPlay Meets Growing Demand for HD Multiscreen Video Services
  • Techcrunch- PE Firm Madison Dearborn Pays $100M For A Majority Stake In Cloud Video Company QuickPlay Media
  • The Wall Street Journal- Madison Dearborn Invests $100M in Cloud Provider QuickPlay