LONDON and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Demand Group (ODG), a division of Avail-TVN, the leading multiplatform video services provider, today announced that Cablevision, Argentina's leading cable provider, has chosen the company to launch video on demand (VOD) services to its customer base of more than three million cable subscribers. The new service, Cablevision On Demand, launched this week.
Cablevision On Demand will include a full range of both transaction on demand (TVOD) services, including the latest Hollywood movies, and subscription on demand services (SVOD) where for a monthly subscription, consumers will be able to watch hundreds of their favourite TV series, kids' programming, classic movies and the latest music videos, with full control to pause, rewind, fast forward or watch over again – whenever they want.
Cablevision joins Avail-TVN's customer base of more than 300 service providers in more than 25 countries. Avail-TVN works with service providers to help them access and distribute new release and library titles from major Hollywood studios in multiple formats including 3D, HD and across multiple devices. With a decade-long history of protecting and distributing premium content, Avail-TVN is uniquely positioned to enable service providers to launch innovative video services with large stores of quality content, delivered to any device.
"Video on demand continues to provide significant revenue opportunity for operators worldwide," said Ramu Potarazu, chief executive officer, Avail-TVN. "We're thrilled by the continued growth in the sector globally, especially in Latin America, and are very excited to enter the market in Argentina with the leading cable provider, Cablevision."
About Avail-TVN's On Demand Group
On Demand Group is a division of Avail-TVN, the largest global provider of advanced video services. Working with both service providers and content owners, Avail-TVN is focused on providing its global customer base solutions that simplify content management and distribution, and enable the monetization of content. On Demand Group specializes in content lifecycle management for video-on-demand in global markets. The company's unique multi-screen approach enables cable, telco and broadband service providers to develop an integrated, cross-platform content offer. For more information, visit www.avail-tvn.com.
About Cablevision Argentina
Cablevision, Argentina's leading cable provider, provides a range of cable products and related services such as cable television and high-speed internet via its affiliate Fibertel in Buenos Aires and other regions of Argentina. Cablevision has more than 3 million cable TV customers and over 1 million internet users in Argentina. The company is the first cable operator in South America to deploy a 100 gigabit per second optical network to boost multicast video services and high-speed internet access.