Group Sipromad takes over Thomson Broadcast

On the 1st of August 2018, the news of the acquisition of Thomson Broadcast by Groupe Sipromad. This acquisition is a continuation of the international growth of the SIPROMAD GROUP which is already present in Africa and in the Indian Ocean through its subsidiary BROADCASTING MEDIA SOLUTIONS (BMS) for a dozen years.

From now on the SIPROMAD GROUP will extend its activities in Europe and in the United States through PHENIXYA – a simplified joint-stock company domiciled in France – to develop its radio and television broadcasting activities under the THOMSON BROADCAST brand.

THOMSON BROADCAST is a recognized leader in the field of Digital Terrestrial Transmission Systems (DTT). It develops, integrates, tests and markets its television transmitters as well as auxiliaries and associated systems.

The expertise and recognized expertise of THOMSON BROADCAST allows it to be the prime contractor for large international projects of complex turnkey transmission systems from coverage studies to commissioning and logistical support. .

He holds several major contracts including in Mali, Morocco, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Indonesia and Russia. The acquisition of THOMSON BROADCAST by the SIPROMAD GROUP promises the birth of a major player in network deployments (“PHENIXYA”) that will not only adapt to the new challenges of deploying digital television networks and radio, but also provide top-notch support and support to private and public operators.


”This acquisition, which is part of a development plan in organic growth and external growth, reinforces the skills of the SIPROMAD GROUP, which already has recognized know-how in the field of business solutions. digital radio and television broadcasting “says Ylias Akbaraly, Chairman of the SIPROMAD Group.