Imagine integrates Pontis across LATAM, the Caribbean


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Video solutions provider Imagine Communications has signed a channel partner agreement with Argentinian IPTV solutions supplier Pontis Technologies, covering eight countries in Latin America and the Caribeean.

Pontis will integrate and support Imagine Communications' end-to-end solutions portfolio in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. Imagine Communications will leverage the company's strong ties to content distributors and aggregators, including telcos and cable operators.

“We’ve already been working with Pontis for several months to expand our local presence across the CALA region and increase awareness of our industry-leading networking, play-out and multichannel distribution solutions among video content distributors and service providers,” said Nahuel Villegas, regional VP and managing director, Caribbean and Latin America, Imagine Communications. “We are confident that this relationship will serve the interest of the Latin American media and entertainment industry.”

The agreement will focus on Imagine Communications’ networking and distribution solutions, including the company's encoding and transcoding portfolio, cloud DVR and dynamic ad insertion.

“The integration of Imagine Communications' products with Pontis Technologies' experience as IPTV solutions supplier facilitates the deployment of the best alternative to our existing and future customers,” said Martín Rivaben, president and managing partner at Pontis Technologies.