Video and audio specialist, Quickchannel, is pleased to announce that it is expanding
its international footprint with the appointment of SkyGroup Communications as its
distribution partner in South Africa. The move will enable Quickchannel to more
readily provide its advanced content delivery solutions to the African market while
expanding its presence on the continent.

SkyGroup Communications is a South African based video, communications and
collaboration company, focused on assisting reseller partners with the successful
implementation and integration of communication technologies in their client’s

As per the agreement, SkyGroup will make use of the Quickchannel technologies in its
own cloud solution videoHUB as well as offer it as an on premise solution to customers
looking to leverage its capabilities.

“Quickchannel provides a world-class solution for audio and video streaming and
recording, something our clients have for a while been looking for,’ Marius van Wyk,
operations and technical director at SkyGroup Communications. “After considering
several partners in this market and stringent testing of the system we quickly settled
on the Scandinavian company as our partner of choice.’

According to the management of Quickchannel, the company has been exploring the
possibility of an African partnership for some time. The African market forms part of a
logical expansion for the company and SkyGroup has provided it with the geographical
footprint, industry related skills and knowledge of communications the company is
looking for in a partner.

“Africa has been on our expansion wish list for some time, and we have been trying to
find a partner that gave a suitable fit. It was only after meeting the SkyGroup
Communications team that we felt we had found a strategic partner that ticked all the
relevant boxes, and which we believed was an appropriate fit for our technologies, our
team and the business,’ says Viktor Hedstrom, CEO of Quickchannel.

“Quickchannel is looking forward to kicking off our partnership with SkyGroup and
believe we will be able to make great inroads into the African market with them as we
provide both our partner and their resellers with a technology we consider to provide
a competitive advantage to its users,’ adds Hedstrom.

SkyGroup is, with immediate effect, offering customers access to the full Quickchannel
product range with a focus on Quickchannel Bridge and Pexip technology integration.
The solutions can be delivered as a cloud based solution or on premise.