nCUBE, OpenTV Team Up


OpenTV Corp. and nCUBE are partnering to bring pre-integrated video-on-demand
service to cable operators.

The companies will combine nCUBE's 'n4 Streaming Media Appliance,' 'nABLE
Interactive Management Platform' and electronic-commerce on-demand application
server with OpenTV's 'EN2' middleware platform.

Last week, OpenTV signed a deal to bring its middleware and content services
to Headend in the Sky affiliates.

nCUBE has largely operated in the international VOD space, although it has
signed a deal to provide VOD servers to Time Warner Cable's Los Angeles

OpenTV's software is deployed in more than 20 million set-tops, most of them
outside of the United States.