SeaChange International

SeaChange names new CEO

Video delivery, advertising, and streaming technology provider SeaChange International has named Peter D. Aquino as its new president and CEO effective as of yesterday. Aquino joins SeaChange from Spartacus Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), where he serves as chairman and CEO. SPACs are companies set up to raise finance on the public […]

Seachange investor blasts company performance, calls for sale

A minority investor in Seachange has blasted the TV technology provider’s business decisions and called for a board reshuffle and ultimately a sale, in an open letter to the company. Roumell Asset Management, which owns an approximate 3.3% stake in Seachange, said it is “critical that the company’s Board hear our views” in light of […]

SeaChange sees in another tough quarter

TV technology provider SeaChange International saw another sharp downturn in revenue and posted a reduced year-on-year operating loss in the third quarter. The company posted revenues of US$20 million (€18.6 million) for the quarter, down from US$28.7 million last year. It posted a GAAP loss from operations of US$8.4 million, compared with a loss of […]

SeaChange names engineering and global services chief

Video technology provider Seachange has named Mark Tubinis as SVP of engineering and global services. Prior to joining SeaChange, Tubinis served as SVP of strategic solutions for home automation systems provider and IoT pioneer Savant Systems. Previously, he was CTO and SVP of engineering for Cedar Point Communications, a leading provider of PacketCable solutions, where […]

SeaChange names new CFO in latest management change

Multiscreen video technology firm SeaChange has appointed a new CFO, marking its second major executive change following the departure of CEO Jay Samit in April. Peter Faubert joins as chief financial officer, senior vice president and treasurer, with global responsibility for finance, operations and facilities. He takes over from Anthony Dias, who resigned this week. […]

SeaChange acquires DCC Labs

  Video technology provider SeaChange has acquired Warsaw-based set-top and multiscreen device software developer and integrator DCC Labs. According to SeaChange, the acquisition will take forwards its set-top, multiscreen subscriber device and application strategies. The deal, which closed on May 6 but was only announced at the end of last week, sees SeaChange pay approximately $8 million in […]

SeaChange makes board appointment

TV technology company SeaChange has appointed former Motorola executive and software and telecommunications veteran, William Markey, to its board. Markey will take the seat formerly held by Carmine Vona, who retired from SeaChange’s board in December 2015, bringing with him experience in corporate development, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. “With his strong background in software, emerging […]

Eir extend live TV to iOS and Android with SeaChange

Irish telco eir is expanding its eir Vision IPTV platform to deliver OTT live TV to iOS and Android devices. The eir Vision platform, based on SeaChange International’s technology, will now provide a unified user experience across iOS and Android mobile devices, according to eir. SeaChange, which provides its Nitro multiscreen user interface for the […]

SeaChange technology chief resigns

TV technology provider SeaChange International’s technology chief Shiva Patibanda is to leave the company. SeaChange has also named a new chairman. SeaChange said that Patibanda, whose full job title is chief technology officer and general manager of in-home products, has resigned. His responsibilities will transition to other members of the management team, and SeaChange does not […]

TV Connect Awards winners line up at the Gherkin

Verizon’s director of product development Parissa Pandkhou, Swisscom, Sky Deutschland and Virgin Media were among those taking home the top prizes at last night’s TV Connect Awards ceremony, held in London’s iconic Gherkin building. Pandkhou was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at the event. Swisscom secured the Best Multiscreen TV […]