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January 26, 2012

Avail-TVN Selected to Offer VOD Service by Bermuda CableVision

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor

Avail-TVN will be offering video on demand (VOD) service to the subscribers of Bermuda CableVision and the content delivered will be available in both SD and HD.

Avail-TVN claimed that its On Demand platform is efficient and easy to implement and its single docking station solution reduces capital costs, headend space requirements and operational complexity. Bermuda CableVision is the island’s only supplier of HDTV and content will be delivered to it by Avail-TVN from studios, networks and specialty content providers.

Avail-TVN asserted that it has more experience in digital On Demand content preparation and asset management than any other VOD provider. With its decade long expertise in delivering on-demand services, the company features content preparation systems that have been designed to accommodate rapid program turnaround, schedule growth, and new On Demand programming concepts. The VOD service is encoded in a variety of formats such as MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (H.264), Windows Media (VC1), SD, and HD and makes sure that metadata is CableLabs (News - Alert)-compliant and compatible with every deployed combination of server, middleware, IPG, and set-top box.

Avail-TVN's presence in the Caribbean and Latin America is stated to be growing over the past year, currently reaching digitally-enabled households in more than 20 markets.

Bermuda CableVision stated that it has distinguished itself by offering high quality digital television supported by its advanced, island-wide network. By working with Avail-TVN, it can offer subscribers the premium content and advanced services that give it a competitive edge in a growing market.

Officials with Avail-TVN exclaimed that service providers turn to Avail-TVN for innovative solutions, the highest quality content and unparalleled support. Years of working successfully with top studios, broadcast and cable network partners has given Avail-TVN the access and expertise required to offer new and premium content to their service provider customers. They are thrilled to be working with Bermuda CableVision as the supplier expands its VOD service.

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Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jennifer Russell

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