SeaChange International Inc. announced Tuesday that it had won a contract to
be Insight Communications Co. Inc.'s new video-on-demand server and system
vendor in 10 markets.
Prior to going with SeaChange, Insight's primary vendor was Diva Systems
Corp., which, after finding itself buried in $500 million in debt, filed for
bankruptcy in late May and sold its assets to Gemstar-TV Guide International
Inc. for a paltry $40 million.
Insight had previously replaced Diva with TVN Entertainment Corp. as its
primary VOD content-aggregation supplier and on-demand content-transport
Insight offers VOD in the following cities: Anderson/Noblesville, Ind.;
Bloomington, Ind.; Champaign/Urbana, Ill.; Columbus, Ohio; Covington, Ky.;
Evansville, Ind.; Kokomo/Lafayette, Ind.; Lexington, Ky.; Louisville, Ky.; and
An Insight spokeswoman said the MSO hopes to complete the switch-out by the
end of this year.