On Demand Group

TV execs launch MCN for Ibero-American content

Former A+E Networks and Canal+ executive Fabienne Fourquet and BeBanjo founder and former On Demand Group general manager Bastian Manintveld have teamed up to create a new YouTube multichannel network aimed at Ibero-American content creators. 2btube will be based in Madid, with offices in Miami, and will have the goal of developing Ibero-American content creators […]

Avail-TVN and On Demand Group become Vubiquity

US video services group Avail-TVN and its subsidiary, UK-based On Demand Group, have announced a new global brand identity. The joint company will now be known as Vubiquity, offering managed services and on-demand content in partnership with over 340 content providers and 270 service providers. Vubiquity’s services current reach over 77 million households in 28 […]

M-Tel launches SVOD service with On Demand Group

Bulgarian telecom operator M-Tel’s Mobiltel subsidiary has launched a new subscription video-on-demand service using a platform from On Demand Group, the VOD specialist recently acquired from SeaChange International by Avail-TVN. The service, Videoclub Max is available to Mobiltel’s digital TV subscribers for BGN9.90 (€5), including unlimited access to a variety of series, movies kids shows […]

SeaChange sells On Demand Group to Carlyle-backed Avail-TVN

SeaChange is selling On Demand Group (ODG) to US-based digital video service provider Avail-TVN for US$27 million (€21 million) on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The UK-based video-on-demand aggregator will become part of Avail-TVN with immediate effect. SeaChange said the move was in line with a strategic shift be focus purely on its software products. “This […]

ODG wins online VOD deal in CEE

On Demand Group has announced a deal with Czech and Slovakian online VOD platform Topfun to provide transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services in Czech Republic. 
The SeaChange-owned VOD technology provider will provide Topfun’s internet, mobile and TV customers with access to the latest blockbuster movies available on a TVOD basis, and a […]

SeaChange preparing On Demand Group sale

Just over a week after video-on-demand technology company SeaChange announced that it would be selling its broadcast server and storage business, CEO Raghu Rau said the company will attempt to sell its media services business, including On Demand Group. Speaking on a conference call announcing SeaChange’s full year results, Rau said, “We are…actively engaged in […]

ITV to deliver first mobile catch-up service with Three

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has struck its first mobile TV catch-up deal with mobile operator Three UK. Seachange International-owned On Demand Group has been chosen by ITV to deliver the latter’s content to smartphones via Three’s mobile network. Under the terms of the deal, Three’s customers will be able to watch a selection of the […]

On Demand Group signs deal with 20th Century Fox

SeaChange International-owned video-on-demand provider On Demand Group (ODG) has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to expand video-on-demand services in south-eastern Europe and the Middle East. The deal will see Fox movies made available on services supplied by ODG in Greece, Cyprus, UAE, Qatar, Egypt, and Morocco. Recent blockbusters including Gulliver’s Travels, […]