Uniguest expands channel capabilities with acquisition of leading IP Video provider MediaStar

Nov 2, 2022

Nashville-based Uniguest acquires MediaStar, adding innovative technologies to its professional AV solutions portfolio.


NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 3, 2022: Uniguest, a global leader in digital engagement technology to multiple end markets, has announced the acquisition of MediaStar Systems (formerly Cabletime Limited), an IP video and digital signage provider to the professional AV industry.

Founded in 1984 and based in Newbury, United Kingdom, MediaStar Systems develops IPTV and digital signage software and hardware solutions. MediaStar technology allows its channel partners to implement and install professional AV solutions quickly and securely for end user customers.

Uniguest Chief Executive Officer Jeff Hiscox is looking forward to adding MediaStar to Uniguest’s professional AV offering. “MediaStar Systems is one of the best known and most trusted providers of secure and reliable IP video distribution and digital signage delivery. Adding the MediaStar solution range to our existing Tripleplay, UCView and ONELAN solutions adds additional capabilities to our offerings and ensures we stay the leader in the digital engagement market. We are delighted to welcome the MediaStar team to the Uniguest technology family.”

Shaun Oxenham, Chief Executive Officer at MediaStar Systems, added, “We’ve seen the emergence of Uniguest as a big player in the digital signage, engagement, and IP Video space through the last four years and to be part of that ongoing journey is exciting for the MediaStar team. Bringing our experience and technology into the mix with market-leading solutions such as Tripleplay and Onelan will enhance offerings to our entire customer base and help us drive growth in the future.”

Uniguest is a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital and adding MediaStar Systems to the Uniguest organization marks its third acquisition of 2022 following on from Otrum AS and the digital signage division of CPI Global earlier this year, plus JANUS Displays, Sagely, UCView, Volara and Planet eStream in 2021.

About Uniguest

Uniguest is a global leader in providing connected technology solutions to enable those in hospitality, senior living, sports/stadiums, entertainment, retail, education, government, corporate, and enterprise to engage with their audience. Uniguest is highly focused on creating deep client relationships as evidenced by its most recent NPS score of 78. Uniguest provides turnkey technology solutions that include hardware and software solution packages, professional services, system implementation, and 24/7/365 multi-lingual support. The Uniguest family incorporates the ONELAN, Tripleplay, Touchtown, Volara, Planet eStream, UCView, Janus Displays and Otrum technology and teams. www.uniguest.com