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 […]

BBC Worldwide partners with SeaChange for BBC Store

The BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, has partnered with SeaChange ahead of the planned launch of its online BBC Store next year. SeaChange will provide a complete managed service based on its Cloud Adrenaline platform, allowing Worldwide to make TV content available online for purchase via BBC Store. Cloud Adrenalin is designed to let TV […]

RDK looks to Europe with DVB additions

RDK Management, the company set up by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Liberty Global to administer the RDK software specifications for advanced TV services for cable, has announced the availability of new components to meet the needs of DVB-based cable operators, initially focusing on support for European subtitling and teletext requirements.  Shiva Patibanda, chief technology […]

Cablevision’s Yvette Kanouff joins Cisco

Cablevision Systems’ executive vice president of corporate engineering and technology Yvette Kanouff is joining Cisco to head up its service provider video software and solutions (SPVSS) division. Kanouff will lead the unit that is home to Cisco’s Videoscape software and solutions for pay-TV service providers and media and entertainment companies. She will be responsible for a […]

SeaChange ups Patibanda to CTO

SeaChange has promoted the general manager of its In-Home business, Shiva Patibanda, to senior vice president and chief technology officer. Patibanda joined SeaChange in 2010 when the firm acquired VividLogic – a TV set-top box software business that Patibanda founded in 1999. In his newly created position, Patibanda will direct SeaChange’s technology strategy and contribute to its […]

SeaChange falls short as 4Q revenues take a hit

Interactive TV technology provider SeaChange’s fourth quarter revenues have fallen dramatically below expectations thanks to delays in orders from the Americas. Fourth quarter revenues to January 31 are expected to be in the range of US$34.5 million (€25.1 million) to US$35.5 million against expectations of US$40 to US$45 million as a result. “We are very […]

Mixed results for SeaChange

Video technology provider SeaChange International has posted non-GAAP operating income of US$2.9 million (€2.1 million) for its fiscal third quarter, flat year-on-year, and revenues of US$37.8 million for the quarter, compared with US$39.2 million for the prior year. SeaChange’s nine months revenues stood at US$110.7 million, with non-GAAP operating income of US$7.5 million, compared to […]

SeaChange claims new court victory in Arris patent case

A United States appeals court has affirmed a previous district court ruling, rejecting Arris Group’s claims that SeaChange violated a 2006 injunction relating to patent rights, Seachange announced yesterday.  The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the earlier October 2012 ruling, in a case that dates back to 2001, when n-Cube […]

Seachange appoints CFO, reports strong results

TV technology provider SeaChange has named interim chief finance officer Anthony Dias as its permanent CFO on the back of strong quarterly results that saw revenue and profit both improve year-on-year. SeaChange CEO Raghu Rau praised Dias’ fiscal stewardship during the company’s “ongoing transformation into a software-focused company” and said he will be “vital for […]

Eleven operators choose SeaChange CMS

Eleven multichannel video service providers operating in four countries have selected SeaChange International’s content management solutions as components of their service delivery platforms, according to the technology provider. According to SeaChange the customers include five of the largest cable, telco and satellite providers in North America, who have chosen SeaChange AssetFlow and AdFlow solutions to […]