Cogeco Connexion deploys on-demand TV with SeaChange

Monday, October 17th, 2016 
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Cogeco Connexion Deploys SeaChange for New Generation of Video Services

ACTON, Mass. — SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEAC) today announced that Cogeco Connexion has rolled out its latest generation of on-demand television services on the SeaChange Adrenalin multiscreen television platform. Cogeco Connexion, the second-largest cable television operator in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, is part of Cogeco Communications Inc., the 8th largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable operator in North America.

Daniel Boisvert, VP Marketing and Innovation, Cogeco Connexion, said, “Television’s future is across consumer devices at home and on the go. We’ve chosen SeaChange to enable the introduction of enhanced Cogeco On Demand services in a way that will complement our consumers’ increasingly multiscreen lifestyles. We are confident that the scalable capabilities of the Adrenalin platform will provide an important backbone to the evolution of our video services in the future.”

Ed Terino, SeaChange CEO, said, “We’re honored to partner with Cogeco Connexion to power its on-demand services with Adrenalin, thereby building the foundation that will optimize video experiences no matter where and how subscribers choose to watch. Cogeco is among four of Canada’s largest cable operators moving forward on Adrenalin and I’m delighted that SeaChange is a driving force for the millions of consumers connecting to multiscreen experiences across the country.”

With published APIs and dozens of third-party integrations, SeaChange’s open software solutions including Adrenalin orchestrate premium video services over HFC and IP networks with unified subscriber experiences for set-tops, smart TVs, Google Android TV, and Apple and Android mobile devices. Cogeco Connexion has also deployed the SeaChange AssetFlow content management software for automated management of the lifecycle of multiplatform content, from movie and TV program ingest and tracking, to metadata handling and overall content workflow.