Advertisement
Articles
Advertisement

North American VOD Trials and Deployments

Mon, 09/30/2002 - 8:00pm
Staff
North American VOD trials and deployments
Service OperatorLaunch Market Market Date VOD Platform/Transport/ DetailsServer VendorMetro content partnerPartner(s)/aggregator(s)Content transport SVOD asset mgt. Sys. available?Set-top(s) EPG/IPGMiddleware and/or operating system
AdelphiaBethel Park, Pa. April 200260,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI TVNTVN/ADONISS Yes, HBO, Showtime and Starz!S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Cleveland, Euclid, Willowick, Ohio Sept. 2001 300,000 basic subsSeaChange DVB-ASI TVN, IntertainerTVN/ADONISSYes, HBO, Showtime and Starz! S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Altrio CommunicationsArcadia, Calif. Dec. 2001N/A nCUBE DVB-ASI TVN TVN/ADONISSYes, Starz! this summer/fallS-A ExplorerSARA PowerTV
Monrovia, Calif. April 2002 N/A nCUBE DVB-ASI TVN TVN/ADONISSYes, Starz! this summer/fallS-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Pasadena, Calif. April 2002 N/AnCUBE DVB-ASITVN TVN/ADONISSYes, Starz! this summer/fallS-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Astound Broadband Concord, Calif. Relaunch in 20025,000 basic subsnCUBEDVB-ASITVNTVN/ADONISSNoS-A ExplorerSARAPowerTV
St. Cloud/St. Joseph, Minn. Relaunch in 200210,000 basic subsnCUBEDVB-ASI TVNTVN/ADONISSNo S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
AT&T BroadbandAtlanta, Ga. Dec. 2000600,000 basic subsSeaChange*GigE InDemand InDemand/N2 BroadbandNo MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Los Angeles, Calif. Summer 2001 500,000 basic subsSeaChange* GigE InDemand InDemand/N2 BroadbandYes, Starz! and Showtime (trial) MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Pittsburgh, Pa. TBA 615,000 basic subs TBA InDemand MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
San Francisco, Calif. TBA 1,835,000 basic subsTBA InDemandMOT DCT-2000TV GuideVRTX
Seattle, Wash. TBA 1 million basic subs TBA InDemandMOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Blue Ridge CommunicationsStroudsburg/Ephrata/Lehighton, Pa. 2Q 2002 Concurrent DVB-ASI TVN TVN/ADONISS, N2 Broadband Yes, content TBAS-A Explorer, Pioneer Pioneer, Passport, VoyagerPowerTV
Cablevision SystemsLong Island, N.Y. Sept. 2001 SeaChangeGigE/HarmonicInternal DLT; TVN/ADONISS, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO, Showtime and IFCSony*****CablevisionSony SAM/VxWorks
Charter Asheville, N.C. Dec. 2001 ConcurrentDVB-ASI/Harmonic TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Birmingham, Ala.Oct. 2001113,598 HP nCUBE GigE/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Charleston, W.V. TBA TBA TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Duluth, Ga. June 2001102,000 HP ConcurrentDVB-ASI/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Ft. Worth, TexasApril 2001350,543 HPnCUBE DVB-ASI and GigE/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Glendale, Calif. July 2001133,579 HP nCUBE DVB-ASI/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Greenville/ Spartanburg, S.C.June 2001248,899 HPConcurrentDVB-ASI TVNTVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000TV GuideVRTX
Hickory, N.C. June 2001137,569 HPConcurrentDVB-ASI TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Janesville, Wis. TBA Concurrent GigE/Harmonic TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Long Beach, Calif. Aug. 2001 188,102 HPnCUBE DVB-ASI/Harmonic TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Monterey Park, Calif. 2000318,263 HP***nCUBE DVB-ASI and GigE/Harmonic TVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Newtown, Conn. Dec. 200156,821 HPnCUBE DVB-ASI and GigE/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Pasadena, Calif. 2000nCUBEDVB-ASI and GigE/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
St. Louis, Mo. April 2001299,804 HPConcurrentGigE/Harmonic TVN TVN/ADONISS, N2 BroadbandTBA MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
St. Tammany, La.July 2001 32,900 HP Concurrent TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000 TVGateway WALI
Slidell, La. July 2001 118,000 basic subsConcurrentDVB-ASI/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA MOT DCT-2000 TV Guide VRTX
Tri Cities (Kingsport, Bristol and Johnson City, Tenn.) Sept. 2002nCUBE GigE/HarmonicTVN TVN/ADONISSTBA S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
West Covina, Calif.2000nCUBEDVB-ASI TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAS-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Cogeco Quebec and Ontario, Canada1Q 20021mln + basic subsConcurrentQAM, internal upconverters InternalDLT MOT DCT-2000TV GuideVRTX
Comcast Albuquerque, N.M.Dec. 2001ConcurrentDVB-ASI InDemand and TVNInDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband No S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Alexandria-Arlington, VaDec. 2001SeaChangeDVB-ASIInDemand and TVNInDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband Yes, HBO, Showtime and Starz!S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Baltimore, Md. Dec. 2001 640,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemand and TVNInDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandNoMOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Charleston, S.C. Dec. 2001 ConcurrentInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandNoS-A Explorer SARA VRTX
Chesterfield, Va. Dec. 2001SeaChangeDVB-ASIInDemand and TVNInDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband Yes, HBO and Showtime MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Garden State systems (N.J.)Dec. 2001 SeaChangeDVB-ASIIntertainer VODCast/PanAmSat, N2 Broadband No S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Harford and Howard Counties, Md.Dec. 2001 SeaChangeDVB-ASIInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandNo S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Indianapolis, Ind. Dec. 2001270,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband NoMOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Lower Merion, Pa.July 2001ConcurrentIntegrated QAMIntertainerDLTYes, Starz! MOT DCT-2000TVGatewayVRTX
Mobile, Ala. Dec. 2001ConcurrentIntegrated QAM InDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandYes, HBOMOT DCT-2000 TVGatewayVRTX
Ocean/Monmouth, N.J. Aug. 2001SeaChangeDVB-ASIIntertainer DLT No S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Philadelphia, Pa.Fall 2002 1.8 million basic subsSeaChangeGigEInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband Yes MOT DCT-2000VRTX
Savannah, Ga. Dec. 2001ConcurrentIntegrated QAM InDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandNo MOT DCT-2000TVGateway VRTX
Southeast MichiganDec. 2001ConcurrentInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 Broadband No MOT DCT-2000TV GuideVRTX
Taylor, Mich.Dec. 2001 ConcurrentInDemand and TVN InDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandNoMOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Union, N.J. Dec. 2001 304,000 basic subsSeaChange Intertainer and TVN TVNNo MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Willow Grove, Pa.July 2001ConcurrentIntegrated QAMIntertainer and TVNTVN Yes, Starz!MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Cox Hampton Roads, Va.Nov. 2001 400,000 basic subsConcurrent DVB-ASIInDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandNo MOT DCT-2000Pioneer Passport-DCT VRTX
Las Vegas, Nev.TBA 378,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer Voyager SARA PowerTV
Phoenix, Ariz.TBA605,000 basic subsConcurrent InDemandS-A Explorer PowerTV
San Diego, Calif. Oct. 2000 354,500 basic subs Concurrent DVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandNo S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Insight Communications Anderson/Noblesville, Ind. Nov. 2001 192,000 HPSeaChange**GigETVN TVN/ADONISS TBA MOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Bloomington, Ind. Nov. 2001 143,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Champaign-Urbana, Ill. Nov. 200198,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Columbus, Ohio Dec. 1999194,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Covington, Ky. Sept. 2001 152,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Kokomo/Lafayette, Ind.Aug. 2001103,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Lexington, Ky. Sept. 2001 125,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Louisville, Ky. Sept. 2001 467,000 HPSeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
Rockford, Ill. Oct. 1999130,000 HP SeaChange**GigE TVNTVN/ADONISS TBAMOT DCT-2000Source GuideLiberate Compact/VRTX
KnologyColumbus, Ga. Sept. 2002 Concurrent DVB-ASI IntertainerPanAmSat/ConcurrentNo S-A ExplorerSARA and custom ConcurrentPowerTV
MediacomDes Moines, IowaFall 2002 300,000 HPConcurrent GigE/HarmonicTVNTVN/ADONISSNo MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Mobile, Ala. Oct. 200120,000 basic subsConcurrent QAM and DVB-ASITVNTVN/ADONISSNo MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Quad-Cities: Devenport/Bettendorf, Iowa & Rock Island/Moline Ill.Fall 2002 190,000 HPSeaChangeGigE/Harmonic TVNTVN/ADONISSNo MOT DCT-2000TV GuideVRTX
RCNPhiladelphia,Pa. suburbs (Sharon Hill, Norwood and Ridley Park) Dec. 2001 10,000 HPSeaChange TVNTVN/ADONISS No MOT DCT-2000TV Guide VRTX
Rogers CableToronto, Canada Dec. 20011.2 million basic subs SeaChangeInternalDLT, N2 Broadband NoS-A ExplorerSARAPowerTV
Shaw Cablesystems Calgary, CanadaSept. 2002 144,000 HP nCUBE DVB-ASI Alliance AtlantisNoMOT DCT-2000VRTX
Vancouver, CanadaTBA 158,000 HP nCUBE No
SureWest Broadband**** Sacramento, Calif. Sept. 2001 20,000 HPnCUBEDVB-ASI IntertainerDLT No Philips Oven DigitalCanal Plus Media Highway
Time Warner CableAkron, Ohio 2002ConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO Pioneer Voyager Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Albany, N.Y.Planned 2002310,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 Broadband S-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Austin, TexasSept. 2000398,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBOS-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Bakersfield, Calif.TBA SeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBOS-A Explorer, Pioneer Voyager SARAPowerTV
Binghamton, N.Y. Summer 2002 168,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Birmingham, Ala. Fall 2002 SeaChangeDVB-ASI and GigE InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Charlotte, N.C.2002375,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASI, but will add GigE InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandPioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer, Pace 500Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Cincinnati, Ohio Oct. 2001 332,000 basic subs Concurrent DVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 Broadband Yes, HBO S-A Explorer, Pioneer Voyager, Pace 500 Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Columbia/Summerville/Myrtle Beach, S.C.Aug. 2001451,000 basic subsConcurrentDVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 Broadband Yes, HBOS-A Explorer, Pace 500 SARAPowerTV
Columbus, OhioTBA 316,000 basic subs ConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandPioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer, Pace 500Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Dayton, OhioTBA ConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Desert Cities, Calif.TBA132,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASIInDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pace 500, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Green Bay, Wis.June 2002150,000 basic subsnCUBEGigE & DVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO, Showtime and The Movie ChannelS-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Honolulu, HawaiiDec. 1999355,000 basic subsConcurrentDVB-ASI InDemand and TVNInDemand, TVN, N2 BroadbandYes, HBOS-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
Houston, TexasTBA667,000 basic subs ConcurrentIntegrated upconverter InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandNo MOT DCT-2000 VRTX
Indianapolis, Ind. TBA 120,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerSARAPowerTV
Jackson/Monroe, Miss. TBA 118,000 basic subsnCUBE GigE & DVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Kansas City, Mo. Summer 2002 314,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI & GigEInDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO Pioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer Pioneer Passport PowerTV
Liberty, N.Y. TBA 257,000 basic subs nCUBEDVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandPioneer Voyager, Pioneer S-A Explorer Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Lincoln, Neb. Summer 2002 110,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI & GigE InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Los Angeles, Calif. TBA 345,000 basic subs nCUBEDVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Memphis, Tenn.TBA 224,000 basic subsnCUBEDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pace 500SARA PowerTV
Milwaukee, Wis. TBA 418,000 basic subsnCUBEDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 Broadband Pioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Minneapolis, Minn.TBA 206,000 basic subsnCUBEGigE & DVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer SARA PowerTV
New York, N.Y. TBA1.2 million basic subsnCUBEDVB-ASI InDemandInDemandN2 Broadband, Pioneer Voyager, Pioneer S-A Explorer Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Orlando, Fla./Central Fla. Feb. 2002 701,000 basic subs Concurrent DVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO S-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Portland/Cumberland/York Counties, Maine2002105,000 basic subsSeaChange DVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Raleigh, N.C.2002447,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO Pioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer Pioneer Passport PowerTV
Rochester, N.Y.TBA 316,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pace 500SARA PowerTV
San Antonio, Texas 2002329,000 basic subsSeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO S-A Explorer, Pace 500SARA PowerTV
San Diego, Calif.TBA 208,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer Voyager, Pace 500Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Shreveport, La.TBA SeaChangeDVB-ASIInDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer VoyagerPioneer PassportPowerTV
Syracuse, N.Y.TBA 335,000 basic subsSeaChange DVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Tampa, Fla. July 2000945,000 basic subs ConcurrentDVB-ASI InDemand InDemand, N2 BroadbandYes, HBO S-A Explorer SARAPowerTV
Waco, TexasSummer 2002 113,000 basic subs SeaChangeDVB-ASI InDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A ExplorerSARAPowerTV
Western OhioTBA 413,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandS-A Explorer, Pioneer Voyager Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Wilmington, N.C.TBA 150,000 basic subsConcurrentInDemandInDemand, N2 BroadbandPioneer Voyager, S-A Explorer Pioneer PassportPowerTV
Source: Company reports and CED research
ADONISS, an acronym for Automated Digital Online Network Interactive Scheduling System, is TVN Entertainment Corp.'s proprietary asset management and scheduling software platform.
DLT = Digital linear tape
HP = Homes passed
MOT = Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
SARA = Scientific-Atlanta Resident Application
VRTX is an operating system offered by Mentor Graphics.
VxWorks is an operating system offered by Wind River Systems.
WALI = WorldGate Application Launcher Interface
* AT&T Broadband expects to complete switch-out of Diva Systems equipment in favor of SeaChange by Oct. 31, 2002. Diva declared bankruptcy on May 29, 2002.
** Insight expects to complete switch-out of Diva gear in favor of SeaChange by year-end 2002.
*** Figure includes cities of Pasadena and West Covina.
**** California CLEC SureWest acquired "certain assets" of bankrupt WinFirst on July 15, 2002.
***** Cablevision announced in Aug. 2002 that it had tapped Scientific-Atlanta as a second source for digital set-tops and headends.

Advertisement

Share This Story

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading