Atlantic Broadband Deploys SeaChange Solutions for New IP VOD Service

- July 31st, 2018

Seacdhange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) announced a significant deployment of its new cFlow video solutions portfolio with Atlantic Broadband, ninth largest cable operator in US and a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications (TSX:CCA). The company which has pioneered innovative solutions to help video providers around the world to monetize their content said the new Internet Protocol Video on … Continued

Seacdhange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) announced a significant deployment of its new cFlow video solutions portfolio with Atlantic Broadband, ninth largest cable operator in US and a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications (TSX:CCA).

The company which has pioneered innovative solutions to help video providers around the world to monetize their content said the new Internet Protocol Video on Demand (IP VOD) service is available in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine  with the service expansion is planned for other markets by year’s end.

As quoted in the press release:

Featuring the cFlow video portfolio’s cContent™ and cBridge™ elements, the new system coexists with legacy HFC/QAM VOD, enabling Atlantic Broadband to leverage legacy investments while providing the infrastructure for smart, scalable IP VOD offerings into the future. The system was engineered with Concurrent Technology Inc., a Vecima Company (TSX: VCM), to include their content delivery, transcode, and storage solutions.

“IP presents infinite opportunities for the enhanced delivery and personalization of video-on-demand, and we are excited to offer customers this new experience with Seachange’s IP VOD technology,” said Heather McCallion, Vice President, Products & Programming, Atlantic Broadband. We look forward to working with the teams at SeaChange and Concurrent to deploy this platform across the Atlantic Broadband footprint throughout 2018, and to continue our video platform evolution.”

Echoing this sentiment, Kurt Michel, Vice President of Marketing at SeaChange, stated, “The SeaChange cContent and cBridge solutions facilitate the transition to IP required by forward-thinking service providers by offering advanced functionality and scalability, eliminating complexity, and integrating with media delivery technologies such as those from Concurrent. With its SeaChange + Concurrent platform, Atlantic Broadband is now offering these advanced video services for customers to enjoy.”

“We believe the partnership between SeaChange and Concurrent brings critical innovation to the cable market, enabling companies like Atlantic Broadband to offer an enhanced subscriber experience across a wide range of IP capable devices,” said Dan Gledhill, Vice President of Sales at Concurrent. “Our solution allows operators to cost effectively reach a broader audience with more content so they can continue to be successful in a competitive sector.”

The SeaChange cContent video content management system (CMS) simplifies the design and management of increasingly complex content workflows, provides the metadata enrichment that is so critical to matching the right content to viewers, and scales dynamically as the number of subscribers grows.

SeaChange’s cBridge solutions provide a complete set of readily scalable “back-office” management capabilities, including offer creation, pricing, packaging, promotion and multiscreen session management, enabling providers to build a personalized bridge between content and viewers. cContent and cBridge are part of the SeaChange cFlow portfolio of comprehensive video management solutions.

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