SeaChange names EMEA chief

TV technology provider SeaChange has named Rochus Schreiber head of EMEA operations and global services. Schreiber was previously CEO of 4G mobile provider igicel Anguilla and triple-play cable operator Caribbean Cable Communications. He will report to COO Ed Terino. “I’m pleased that we continue to draw the industry’s top talent to continuously enhance our offerings and accelerate […]

New gateway launch for SeaChange

SeaChange claimed three consecutive quarters of new market launches after deploying its Nucleus video gateway software to subscribers in a third European country in Q2. Announcing its second quarter results, SeaChange said that it was also awarded new contracts by one of its largest Nucleus customers, further expanding its gateway footprint to new markets. SeaChange […]

SeaChange makes senior hires

TV technology provider SeaChange has created two new senior posts, naming Paul Crann as senior vice-president of product management and solutions architecture, and Mitchell Chun as senior vice-president of business development. With all SeaChange product management and solutions architecture teams reporting to him,  Crann will be responsible for facilitating strategy, development and execution for SeaChange’s OTT, multiscreen back office, advertising, home gateway and […]

Voo taps SeaChange for évasion catch-up and restart services

Belgian cable operator Voo has tapped SeaChange International to enable personalisation features as part of its new évasion TV service. SeaChange’s Adrenalin platform is enabling Voo to launch restart and catch-up TV services. Adrenalin is also enabling Voo to offer automatic bookmarking so that subscribers can pause a programme and resume later on a different […]

SeaChange appoints board member as COO

SeaChange has appointed Edward Terino, a software industry veteran who has been on the company’s board since 2010, as its new chief operating officer. Terino will report to chief executive officer Jay Samit and will be responsible for software development, sales, and services globally. He will continue to serve on the board but will step down […]

Arqiva taps SeaChange for Freeview Play metadata

UK transmission services provider Arqiva is using SeaChange software and professional services to create the metadata foundation for Freeview Play, the new connected TV offering from the free-to-view digital-terrestrial TV platform.  According to Arqiva, the SeaChange, the Adrenalin multiscreen video platform provides it with the flexibility to aggregate, manage and deliver metadata from multiple sources for the Freeview electronic […]

SeaChange sees board changes as Timeline acquisition closes

TV technology provider SeaChange International has completed the acquisition of social media analytics software developer Timeline Labs. SeaChange said it had retained the former Timeline Labs employees and facilities in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Timeline Labs CEO Malcolm CasSelle has been appointed as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the new Digital Media business unit of SeaChange. SeaChange has also […]

SeaChange cuts 10% of staff

Video technology provider SeaChange is cutting 10% of its global staff in a “streamlining” effort designed to create savings of US$11 million (€9.7 million) per year.  In a statement released this week, SeaChange said the staff cuts have been implemented immediately in the US and, to comply with non-US legal requirements, will be implemented internationally […]

Seachange moves to SaaS model, launches new OTT platform

Seachange will look to partner with or acquire new application developers and internet-of-things solutions providers to deliver additional value to service providers as cable transitions to an RDK-based standardised platform, according to the company’s new CEO Jay Samit.  In an exclusive interview, Samit this week told DTVE that cable and other operators would soon look […]

Freesat and SeaChange debut connected TV platform

UK satellite service Freesat has partnered with TV software and services provider SeaChange to create a new connected TV platform aimed at service providers. The platform integrates Freesat’s next-generation Freetime electronic program guide (EPG) with SeaChange’s Adrenalin multi-screen television platform. The jointly developed service will enable IPTV, satellite, cable and terrestrial operators to customise and […]