eircom Deploys SeaChange for the eVision TV Service
December 11, 2013 --
ACTON, Mass., Dec. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SeaChange International (Nasdaq:SEAC) today announced that eircom, Ireland's telecom service provider, has deployed SeaChange's Adrenalin web-centric platform for the new eVision TV service. The launch of eVision allows eircom to offer quad play broadband, home phone, mobile and TV packages to residential subscribers using its high-speed fiber network.
SeaChange, as the end-to-end system integrator, was responsible for the design, build and launch of the delivery platform. SeaChange will supply, integrate and support solutions from a number of third-party vendors all built around the core Adrenalin platform.
David Thatcher, TV Director of Television at eircom, said, "eVision brings Irish consumers a great value option for their television service. SeaChange is a leader in this domain and our partnership underlines eircom's resolve to deliver an industry leading user experience for our customers."
Commenting on the deployment, Andrei Noppe, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA and APAC Operations, SeaChange added, "We are delighted to have been selected by eircom for this important new service launch, which re-affirms SeaChange's position as the premier multi-screen TV solution provider."
About eircom Group
eircom is the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland with approximately 2 million customers. The company has the most extensive network in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data, broadband and ICT services to the residential, small business, enterprise and public sector markets. The company is a major contributor to the Irish economy spending €1.3 billion annually equating to a daily spend of €5 million.
The Group is currently constructing Ireland's largest fiber broadband network that will reach 1.2 million homes and businesses by June 2015. The network launched in May 2013 and represents the first plan of eircom's €1.5 billion strategic investment programme.
eircom's mobile division operates under the Meteor and eMobile brands. Last month, eircom Group was the first provider in Ireland to deliver 4G services. Over the next five years the Group will spend €350 million to roll-out improved 3G services and high-speed 4G mobile broadband for customers.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (Nasdaq:SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company's superior video platform, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChange's customers include many of the world's most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.
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