Cable & Telecom

Firstlight Media hires new head of sales

TORONTO — Firstlight Media, a Toronto-based provider of cloud-based OTT infrastructure to streaming service operators, today announced it has hired veteran digital media executive Anthony Busse (above) as its new head of sales for the Americas. “Busse will spearhead direct-to-consumer success for Tier 1 content providers and distributors using platforms built on cloud-native Gen5 architecture and will work with Firstlight Media’s global sales team to address an industry-wide need for scalable, extensible, agile and highly performant solutions,” reads a press release announcing his hiring. Busse joins Firstlight Media after an 11-year career with Verizon, first working at Verizon Wireless and...

Our industry and COVID-19

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