THE SWITCH Acquires Pacific Television Center and Partners with True Wind Capital
LOS ANGELES—November 7, 2016—THE SWITCH, North America’s leading video solutions service provider, has acquired Pacific Television Center, Inc. (PacTV), a U.S. based transmission and live production provider with an extensive international network, a global presence, and a well-established customer base. Concurrent with this acquisition, THE SWITCH has announced an equity investment from True Wind Capital that will support the company’s next phase of growth.
The combined company allows PacTV’s customers access to THE SWITCH’s highly advanced transport network and opens new major markets for The SWITCH’s existing customer base including: Australia, France, New Zealand and Singapore. Operating under THE SWITCH brand, the unified companies will offer an unrivaled local, national, and global service offering, including a customer-controlled fiber/satellite hybrid service in the very near future.