International Track 200

Ioko helps media and telecoms firms to provide what it terms “over-the-top” services, typically embodied by television catch-up platforms such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD. Among its current projects, the York firm is working with the American media giant AT&T to develop its new television service, U-Verse, which will use the internet as its main viewing platform. Chief executive Mark Christie expects that “connected devices”, such as televisions that access the internet, will be the must- have mod cons of the coming year. Last month the video-technology company Kit Digital acquired Ioko for $79m (£49m). International revenue rose by 113% a year, from £2.7m in 2008 to £12.1m in 2010.

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Company details
ActivityDigital media systems integrator
2-yr av intl sales growth pa112.75%
International sales £000s*12,058
Total sales £000s*42,705

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