AVtech Media Ltd (Uk) Acquires Home Tech Network From The Enthusiast Network

AVTech Media Ltd (UK) has purchased the Home Tech Network from TEN: The Enthusiast Network, it was announced today. The Home Tech Network's six brands including Stereophile, Sound & Vision, Shutterbug, AnalogPlanet, Audiostream, and Innerfidelity will join with AVTech Media's Hi-Fi News, Hi-Fi Choice, Home Cinema Choice and the Hi-Fi Show Live. The new company creates a global powerhouse delivering the largest single specialized AV group on the planet, reaching more than three million enthusiasts/CE consumers through print, digital, social, video and events. "The synergy between these iconic magazines and websites from both the UK and USA is clear, as are the distinctive brand propositions and target markets of each property. With an ambition to leverage these unique qualities, particularly in the digital space, AVTech Media will offer a diversity and scale that could not otherwise be achieved—delivering a reach into passionate, opinion-forming audiences that is unmatched in specialist AV publishing."—Paul Miller, Director AVTech Media Ltd/AVTech Media Americas Inc., Hi-Fi Show Live Organiser, President of EISA.

The US-based operation will continue to be headed-up by Keith Pray, a 20-year veteran of the consumer electronics industry based in New York City.

"The sheer power and breadth of this newly formed group make the possibilities endless and having a truly strong foothold in the United Kingdom, United States and international market will help us further grow", said Pray, who has served as the General Manager of the Home Tech Network for the past eight years. "My team and I are thrilled to combine forces with the outstanding team at AVTech Media."—Keith Pray, General Manager AVTech Media Americas Inc.

UK/US Editorial: Paul Miller (paul.miller@hifinews.com; paul.miller@avtechmediausa.com)
US Sales/Commercial: Keith Pray (keith.pray@avtechmediausa.com)

bogdanb's picture

We hope this news comes wit a raise!

Tyll Hertsens's picture
I'll settle for never again being asked if I can find pictures of donkey wearing headphones on a surfboard to create a post that will go viral.
zobel's picture

For a very small fee, I can provide you pictures of anything wearing headphones, riding anything. Just give me a shout.

Gooberslot's picture

So, did you find the pictures?

KG_Jag's picture

West coast management?

Three Toes of Fury's picture

Howdy team! First up: congrats on the acquisition of the Home Tech Network!

I wanted to drop you a quick note and let you know what a great site Innerfidelity is for the headphone community. It is hands down one of the best places for headphone information, reviews, suggestions, and constructive dialog/comments from users. Tyll, Jana, joker, and the rest of the crew present information in a professional and personal manner. The review methodology of using both data and experience to quantify findings is unmatched. There's several good sites out there for headphones n associated gear, however Innerfidelity is far and away my favorite.

Best Regards and best of luck with your new endeavors.

Peace .n. Living in Stereo

Three Toes of Fury

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tony in magigan is a post gaint

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Peace .n. Living in Stereo


zobel's picture

,or by the piece?

zobel's picture

Tyll...will your new affiliation be going public? Amazon and Google (Alphabet) and Alibaba will squash Apple and remove it from the market largely. Look for Apple to continue trying to sell phones, and not much else, and fail to compete with these much more powerfully robust companies , which have vastly outstripped Apple in growth lately. The first company to reach 1 trillion dollar stock most surely will not be Apple, but probably Amazon, then Google, then Alibaba, which has the most growth potential of all of these.

Look to other companies to take over software, and hardware offerings and developments over the stalling Apple company. I think you will see headphones, speakers, and all the content of internet music being provided by Google, or Amazon, which will eat up the competition, as it already is. I'm really tired of Apple anyway. They never did anything to improve audio and music reproduction anyway.

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