Piksel partners with Olympusat Telecom to push deeper into Americas

AMSTERDAM -- Piksel, the company formerly known at KIT digital, Saturday announced it had agreed to allow Olympusat Telecom to become a reseller of its online video platform.

The deal allows Olympusat to white-label the solution, giving Piksel, which is freshly emerged from a Chapter 11 restructuring, some extra feet on the ground in the rapidly growing market. The deal was announced at the International Broadcasting Convention.

Olympusat will be selling a white-labeled version of the OVP in a market seeing the convergence of Internet and satellite delivery coverage.

The company, the largest pay-TV provider of Hispanic network and multiplatform video content in the United States, said it was "excited to work with the new Piksel leadership team."

Piksel offers a cloud-based OVP service that enables live and simulated-live broadcasting, 24/7 IP based television channels, white-labeling, multi-site/time shifting broadcasting and custom player and mobile app development tools.

Under its previous management team, led by then-CEO Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, KIT digital was hit with charges of financial improprieties. Peter Heiland, Piksel's interim CEO, helped the company work through its Chapter 11 filing.

Currently Piksel's OVP is used by over 750 companies worldwide, and the company says its products have supported more than 3 billion video views to date.

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