Euro Media Group to acquire Broadcast RF
With its subsidiaries EurolinX and Euro Media France RF, EMG offers high quality services in the field of long-range transmissions for some of the most important international events, such as the FIFA World Cup, the Tour de France or the Olympic Games.
BRF is Europe’s leading short-range RF transmission specialist and operates a well-known hire company. BRF has established itself as the first choice for many major events including the FIFA World Cup, the Six Nations Rugby tournament, the Ryder Cup and the Open Golf Championships. BRF’s activities are complementary to those EMG is already offering in the area of RF technology and RF services.
BRF’s experience in short-range RF transmissions together with its reputation in the field of high-tech rentals is a great opportunity for EMG to enlarge its range of broadcast specialized services.
In addition to a strong footprint in Belgium and France, this acquisition is a unique opportunity to address the UK market and increases EMG’s worldwide visibility.
Thierry Drilhon, Chairman and CEO of EMG, says: « This acquisition gives us the opportunity to become the undisputed worldwide leader for any kind of RF solution. BRF is a well-respected provider of short-range RF transmission solutions with a strong market recognition. We are delighted to have their teams joining our Euro Media France RF and EurolinX teams and to bring a premium service to all of our customers. »
Arthur Dyson, Founder and CEO of BRF, said: « We are very excited to become part of EMG. This acquisition allows Broadcast RF to broaden the scope of both its UK & International operations whilst continuing to enhance the provision of RF Equipment & services to our customers. »
BRF was created in 1998 by Arthur Dyson and is specialized in high-technology RF rental. As the leader of the British market, the company also acts at a global scale and benefits from exclusive rights to the provision of RF equipment for some of the most mediatized events worldwide, such as the FIFA World Cup or the Olympic Games.
As the European industry leader, Euro Media Group is present in 7 countries: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, UK, Switzerland and Italy. As a technical integrator, the Group is active across the entire production process, handling every aspect from filming though to content delivery.Today, Euro Media Group is one of the few independent providers in Europe known world-wide for its technical expertise. Focused on new media, Euro Media Group is recognized for its wealth of experience in international sports, live performances and entertainment production. Offering a large range of services, advanced knowledge in technology and a strong ability to innovate, the Group provides clients with its specialist knowledge, delivering a high quality service. The Group owns the largest range of studios and mobile units, providing its customers with the greatest collection of studios and fleet of mobile facilities in Europe.