With headquarters in London, England, PlayBOX (US) Inc. is a global-media entertainment distribution company. They offer a broad range of distribution channels for new music artists and small-to-medium sized record labels. PlayBOX (US) Inc. acquires and consolidates growing companies that operate within media, entertainment, and technology markets.
PlayBOX (US) Inc. seeks to accelerate growth and time to market for their acquired companies so they can immediately benefit from the company’s broad content array, global distribution channels, and strategic alliances. PlayBOX (US) Inc.’s specialties are in IP exploitation, content, copyright ownership, distribution, promotion, and creation of entertainment content across several different mediums.
PlayBOX is growing their retail, digital, online, and mobile distribution channels to allow independent artists to reach their fans quicker and easier. Through a series of strategic mergers and acquisitions, PlayBOX’s mission is to become a leader in the distribution and marketing of global entertainment media, with a strategic focus on delivering digital media through PC’s, television and mobile phones.
The company announced, in July, their plans to acquire New Visions Mobile (NVM), a mobile music company that creates social networks for artists and music brands across mobile networks. The two companies have been in negotiations since March 2008, and agreed to sign a Letter of Intent to merge.
PlayBOX CEO Robert Burden said, “NVM’s demonstrated success and expertise at building an exciting international client base including music labels such as Universal and EMI, and is a perfect fit for PlayBOX. We are actively growing our mobile distribution channel and a merger with NVM would bring us to the forefront of this latest method of distributing media entertainment.”
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