SeaChange launches Xstream to support burgeoning CTV/FAST market

Streaming solutions provider SeaChange International has announced the launch of its Xstream platform, a cloud-based content monetisation solution that it says will help “OEMs and content owners maximise advertising revenue on Connected TVs.” According to SeaChange, the Xstream platform “provides the full set of capabilities to monetise CTV ad inventory for content owners, manufacturers, and operating […]

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 powers new Popcornflix app

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s Crackle Plus-owned OTT offering Popcornflix is now available in a new app powered by technology outfit SeaChange’s StreamVid streaming platform. SeaChange said it was providing Popcornflix with an entirely new branded look, feel and improved user experience. The new app is available on iOS, Android, Apple TV and the […]

SeaChange taps AWS for AI and ML-enabled user cases

Video technology company SeaChange has strengthened its partnership with Amazon Web Services to enable enhanced data analytics on top of its cloud-based video delivery platform. Building on a collaboration that dates back to 2016, SeaChange is tapping AWS’s artificial intelligence and machine learning services to facilitate understanding of end-user engagement and improve customer business outcomes, the […]

SeaChange launches StreamVid OTT turnkey platform

Streaming specialist SeaChange has launched a new OTT turnkey platform. The new solution, StreamVid, promises to enhance an organisation’s streaming business via a fully managed SaaS platform that supports the full range of business and technical functions.  In addition, StreamVid leverages SeaChange’s ad platform to provide targeted and personalised ad insertion for content owners.  The […]

SeaChange acquires OTT platform provider Xstream for US$5.5m

SeaChange has acquired over-the-top video and cloud TV platform, Xstream, as it looks to expand into new market segments. SeaChange paid US$5.5 million in cash and shares to secure the Copenhagen and Denmark-based business. This comprised a cash payment of US$4.6 million and 541,738 shares of SeaChange common stock. “Xstream provides us a managed service, […]

SeaChange appoints ATEME exec as chief commercial officer

SeaChange has appointed ATEME’s chief of corporate operations, Yossi Aloni, as senior vice president and chief commercial officer. In his new role, Aloni will lead global sales and marketing, reporting to SeaChange chief executive Ed Terino. He takes up the post after four years at video infrastructure vendor ATEME. Prior to this, Aloni worked in […]

Seachange appoints CTO

TV technology provider Seachange has upped Marek Kielczewski to chief technology officer. Kielczewski joined the company in May 2016 through its acquisition of DCC Labs, where he worked for seven years as CEO. He will now move from Seachange’s engineering centre in Warsaw, Poland, to join the executive leadership team in the company’s Acton, Massachusetts […]

Liberty Global taps SeaChange for next Horizon

Liberty Global has tapped SeaChange to provide its Adrenalin multi-screen video technology to support the latest version of the cable giant’s Horizon advanced TV service. SeaChange said that Adrenalin would be a ‘key element’ of the Horizon 4 platform. Adrenalin will provide the content information and transaction support for Liberty’s viewers across both broadcast and […]

Quickline launches national OTT TV service in Switzerland

Swiss cable group Quickline is launching a national free OTT TV service, including ad-free replay TV functionality. Quickline said it was the only service provider in Switzerland to provide a free TV product that included ad-free replay TV functionality. The company said it planned to use the service to gain additional market share. The Quickline […]

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