Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications provides content management, signal processing and studio production solutions for sports, government and retail markets. Read more

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Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications provides content management, signal processing and studio production solutions for sports, government and retail markets. Read more

Tom Cotney's photo - CEO of Imagine Communications

CEO

Tom Cotney

CEO Approval Rating

86/100

Founded:

2005

Status:

PrivateAcquired by Harris Broadcast

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Cinegy is perceived as one of Imagine Communications's biggest rivals. Cinegy was founded in 2003 in Washington, District of Columbia. Cinegy is in the Broadcasting field. Cinegy generates $330M less revenue than Imagine Communications.

Florical is Imagine Communications's #2 rival. Florical is a Private company that was founded in 1985 in Gainesville, Florida. Florical competes in the Broadcasting industry. Compared to Imagine Communications, Florical has 704 fewer employees.

Harmonic is one of Imagine Communications's top competitors. Harmonic's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1988. Like Imagine Communications, Harmonic also operates in the Application Software industry. Harmonic generates 121% of Imagine Communications's revenue.

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Imagine Communications Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
RGB Networks, Inc.

Jan 2015

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undisclosed
RGB Networks is a provider of scalable solutions for the delivery and monetization of live video to multiple screens.

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Advanced Advertising Business, OpenTV, Inc.

Oct 2014

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undisclosed
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Digital Rapids Corp.

Apr 2014

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undisclosed
Digital Rapids provides hardware and software solutions for transforming and delivering television, film and web content to audiences.
Digital Rapids Corporation Limited

Apr 2014

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Imagine Communications has acquired. Imagine Communications has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was RGB Networks, Inc. in Jan 2015. RGB Networks is a provider of scalable solutions for the delivery and monetization of live video to multiple screens.

Imagine Communications Funding History

Since Imagine Communications was founded in 2005, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Imagine Communications has raised $34.2M. Imagine Communications' last funding round was on Apr 2010 for a total of $10.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Unattributed
Apr 2010
$10M
Series B
Oct 2007
$15M
Unattributed
Apr 2006
$4.5M

Carmel Ventures

Unattributed
Apr 2006
$4.7M

Since Imagine Communications was founded in 2005, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Imagine Communications has raised $34.2M. Imagine Communications' last funding round was on Apr 2010 for a total of $10.0M

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These are all the companies that Imagine Communications has invested in. Imagine Communications has invested 4 companies and its latest investment was RGB Networks, Inc. in Jan 2015. RGB Networks is a provider of scalable solutions for the delivery and monetization of live video to multiple screens.

Imagine Communications News

May 2, 2021Rapid TV News

Imagine enhances SNP and Magellan SDNO

Imagine Communications has added new functionality to its Selenio Network Processor (SNP) platform an... See more »
March 31, 20214rfv

Imagine Communications Supplies New Playout System to MBC Group

DUBAI-Imagine Communications recently worked with MBC Group, a media company serving the Middle East ... See more »
February 18, 2021Advanced Television

Imagine Communications, Sky Media sales collaboration

Imagine Communications, which helps broadcasters and content owners monetise TV, has entered into an ... See more »
February 2, 2021Light Reading

Imagine Communications sells off Digital Rapids unit

Antix Digital has acquired Imagine's live streaming and video compression portfolio.... See more »
February 2, 2021TM Broadcast International

Antix Digital acquires live streaming and compression portfolio from Imagine Communications

Newly-formed Antix Digital Inc. has acquired the live streaming and compression solutions portfolio f... See more »
February 1, 2021TVBEurope

Imagine sells live streaming and compression portfolio

The deal encompasses software-based compression, processing and streaming solutions, which Imagine or... See more »

Imagine Communications Blogs

July 27, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

Business Continuity Strategies to Weather the Next Big Storm

Share on There's an old saying that lightning never strikes the same place twice. Of course, that's n... See more »
July 22, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

Live Production with IP and SDI: The Simple Beauty of Standards

Share on I didn't plan to be an IP system designer when I grew up. In fact, I spent the first decade ... See more »
July 14, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

Finding Lucrative Viewing Audiences with Automation

Share on The rush to capture viewers over this past decade of relentless video delivery innovation ha... See more »
April 29, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

SAFe PI Planning During a Pandemic: Tips and Tricks from the Trenches

Share on What is it they say about "best-laid plans"? Like everyone else in our space (and every othe... See more »
March 23, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

A Metric for Cloud Cost Modeling

Share on When we in Media & Entertainment think about the cost of cloud computing, we often turn to t... See more »
February 25, 2020Imagine Communications Blog

Picturing Easier OTT Monetization in the Cloud

Share on With technology trends come challenges but also many opportunities to open up new revenue st... See more »
July 18, 2019Imagine Communications Blog

SWITCHING TRACKS: Ad-tech helping a content industry in flux to find a new path forward

The shift in consumer viewing habits is driving major advertisers to redirect ad dollars toward OTT-b... See more »

Imagine Communications Press Releases

April 14, 2016Business Wire

Imagine Communications Leads Industry in Facilitating Seamless Transition to UHD

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications to showcase most comprehensive and versatile portfoli... See more »
March 8, 2016Business Wire

Imagine Communications Unveils Next-Gen Scheduling and Planning System

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications today introduced xG Schedule , a... See more »
March 1, 2016Business Wire

Imagine Communications Charts Course for Next Phase of Media Industry Transformation at 2016 NAB Show

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications will showcase at NAB Show 2016 its latest product adv... See more »
November 12, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Telecom Edition Program

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications has been recognized by this year's Fierce Innovation ... See more »
November 10, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Alrai TV Launches Cloud Playout Solution from Imagine Communications

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications today announced that it has impl... See more »
November 10, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Imagine Communications Teams with Pontis Technologies to Expand Presence in Latin America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications signs channel partner agreement with... See more »
November 3, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Imagine Communications to Showcase Next-Gen Innovations at CCW 2015

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine Communications will be exhibiting solutions from its market-leading ... See more »

Imagine Communications Videos

November 6, 2020Imagine Communications Youtube Channel

"Versio Control - Configurable Master Control Dashboards" on YOUTUBE

September 24, 2020Imagine Communications Youtube Channel

"IBC Showcase 2020 - Scoring with IP" on YOUTUBE

August 11, 2020Imagine Communications Youtube Channel

"A Snapshot of NMOS: Just the Facts, Please." on YOUTUBE

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Imagine Communications Headquarters

7950 Legacy Drive Suite 400-485

Plano, Texas75024

1-866-446-2446

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Overview

Imagine Communications provides content management, signal processing and studio production solutions for sports, government and retail markets. Imagine Communications was founded in 2005. Imagine Communications' headquarters is located in Plano, Texa...

CEO

Imagine Communications's CEO, Tom Cotney, currently has an approval rating of 86%. Imagine Communications's primary competitors are Cinegy, Florical & Harmonic.

Website

imaginecommunications.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Imagine Communications

  1. When was Imagine Communications founded?

    Imagine Communications was founded in 2005
  2. Who is Imagine Communications's CEO?

    Imagine Communications's CEO is Tom Cotney
  3. How much revenue does Imagine Communications generate?

    Imagine Communications generates $338.2M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Imagine Communications have?

    Imagine Communications has historically raised $34.2M in funding
  1. Where is Imagine Communications's headquarters?

    Imagine Communications's headquarters is in Plano Texas, USA
  2. How many employees does Imagine Communications have?

    Imagine Communications has 800 employees
  3. What sector does Imagine Communications operate in?

    Imagine Communications is in IT Services, Video Streaming, Application Software
  4. Who are Imagine Communications's competitors?

    Imagine Communications's top competitors are Cinegy, Florical, Harmonic