Concurrent Lands Fla. VOD Deal


Time Warner Cable has tapped Concurrent Computer Corp. to supply
video-on-demand systems for its central Florida division.

Concurrent will supply 73 'MediaHawk Model 2000' video servers for the
division, which passes more than 1 million homes and has approximately 300,000
digital set-top boxes deployed.

It is Time Warner's third-largest cable system and once was home to the
now-infamous Full Service Network, an early attempt at interactive TV.

Atlanta-based Concurrent will also supply its 'Broadband VOD Business
Management System' to run the billing and subscription management for the

The company also supplies VOD systems to Time Warner's Tampa, Fla., and
Houston systems.

It has 23 commercial deployments so far, also supplying VOD systems to Cox
Communications Inc., Comcast Cable Communications Inc., Canada's Cogeco Inc.,
Mediacom Communications Corp. and Blue Ridge Communications.