Okelani Digital acquires CrossPresenter, an omni-channel live streaming, software encoding and presentation studio platform

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The acquisition bolsters Okelani Digital’s existing film production capabilities and cements the firm’s position as one of the most innovative independent digital production company.

Midrand, RSA 

Okelani Digital, a fast-growing digital company serving of Africa’s most iconic brands, today announces the acquisition of CrossPresenter, a South African-based end-to-end multimedia product specialising in omni-channel live streaming, software encoding and cloud production studio. The acquisition further strengthens Okelani Digital’s best-in-class digital strategy for live streaming, broadcasting, production, and growth practices by adding specialised expertise across a suite of digital products that will soon be leveraged by more than two-thirds of live events companies.

“Delivering industry-leading digital experiences is equal parts hiring the best talent and giving them the autonomy to truly practice their craft,” said Bongile Mabaso, Managing Director of Okelani Digital. “CrossPresenter shares our passion for selecting the best talent and creating an unparalleled environment for them to grow. And their commitment to craft—specifically as it relates to the live streaming production ecosystem—allows our clients to tap into a team of experts uniquely positioned to both accelerate existing product development and create the personalised digital experiences today’s customers demand.”

“Can you deliver world-class technology experiences? That’s the singular question today’s technology, product and marketing leaders are being judged on,” said Jerrard Fero, Head of Product Development at Okelani Digital. 

Okelani Digital is positioning itself strategically to help large enterprises across the entire digital spectrum, from  customer-facing experiences to ones within their own digital workplace. The company has deep industry-specific experience building customer and employee-facing mobile, web and other digital products for large clients spanning financial services, media, travel & hospitality, healthcare and more.

About Okelani Digital

Okelani Digital helps the world’s some of Africa’s admired brands on their path to digital leadership—from product to process. Founded in 2014 as a pioneering mobile app development company, Okelani Digital is growing into a full-service digital product company, helping our clients anywhere humans and technology intersect. Our teams provide end-to-end, full-stack development, strategy, design, and growth marketing services. Select clients include South Africa’s Department of Public Works, Mahlako A Phahla Investment Group, Financial Sector Conduct Authority. To learn more, visit

About CrossPresenter

CrossPresenter is a omni-channel production studio, created to offer a robust live streaming solution that guarantees, quality retention, easy user interface for its studio products, to enable live events organisations to have a plug and play platform that is affordable and effective.

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