SYDNEY/PARIS, 11 August 2022VITEC has announced the appointment of Phil Howlett as Regional Sales Manager in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region. Phil has more than a decade of sales and business development experience in the territory, following a successful career as a professional rugby league player. He will use his broad experience across corporate, sports and education markets to apply to all verticals in which VITEC operates.

As VITEC continues its exciting growth in the APAC region we are pleased to announce that Phil Howlett has joined the ANZ team as Regional Sales Manager,” says Jamie Hind, Regional Director APAC, VITEC.
As a relationship-focused, strategic and outcomes-driven person, Phil will help make sure that we continue to deliver the highest levels of customer service to all our valued partners, consultants and end users in the region. Phil brings a positive energy and integrity that fits perfectly with the current team; we wish him every success and can’t wait for him to help drive our business to new levels.

Phil played rugby league internationally for Tonga, and featured in the 1995 and 2000 World Cups. He also played domestically in both the NRL and Super League, and had stints with Penrith Panthers, Parramatta Eels, South Sydney and Bradford Bulls.

VITEC is a leading provider of IPTV, Video Streaming and Digital Signage Solutions, delivering end-to-end IPTV technology solutions to a broad range of markets, including corporate, stadiums & venues, hospitality & leisure, broadcast, government and military. VITEC’s IPTV and digital signage product portfolio was strengthened in 2021 with the acquisition of Exterity, which had a presence in ANZ for over 10 years prior to its acquisition.

VITEC will be exhibiting at Australia’s premier ProAV event, Integrate, on stand C37, at the Sydney ICC, 17-19 August 2022, bringing together the full range of Exterity and VITEC IPTV and digital signage products.


VITEC is a market-leading provider of IPTV, Video Streaming and Digital Signage Solutions that help organisations harness the power of video to engage, empower and evolve. VITEC is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, archiving and streaming over IP. Our end-to-end video streaming solutions enable customers to capture TV and video content directly from any source and manage its delivery, as channels or within digital signage screens, to any connected device via an existing network. From corporate, broadcast and venues, to accommodation, government and military, VITEC has global expertise in delivering complex, proAV solutions.

VITEC’s award-winning IPTV platform is a powerful suite of services for content management, digital signage, video archiving, and video wall processing. Our encode/decode solutions are 100% hardware based, including PCIe cards with SDK for custom design or OEM for high-performance video systems.

Headquartered in Paris, France, we have a global reach through our offices across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Making a difference with green initiatives, VITEC is the first Zero Carbon MPEG company and encourages customers to ‘buy GreenPEG’ for continued environmental efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

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