SOURCE: TVN Entertainment

May 08, 2007 12:00 ET

TVN Entertainment Takes Video on Demand Out of the Box With "VOD Complete"

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 8, 2007 -- TVN Entertainment, the leading television on-demand company, announced today the launch of VOD Complete, the first end-to-end VOD solution targeted at small market systems that can be customized to meet specific market and system requirements. Designed to reduce complexity, time, and cost in deploying a fully-equipped on-demand service, VOD Complete is the fastest, most efficient way for small market systems to launch VOD.

VOD Complete features:

--  Integrated content distribution platform & VOD server
--  Optimized VOD programming selected from over 8,000 hours of VOD
    content across every category
--  Comprehensive marketing support including barker channels, promotions
    and campaigns
--  Turn-key solution for local community programming and advertising
--  Integrated reporting and royalty processing service
--  Web-based interactive asset management toolset - Affiliate Remote
    Interface (ARI)
--  24/7 VOD Network Operations Center (NOC) service support
--  Third party financing
    
"Small market systems have been seeking a VOD solution that is easy to deploy, scalable, cost effective, offers a wide range of programming options, and above all is customizable," said Jim Riley, executive vice president of TVN Entertainment. "TVN knows from working with over 80 small and mid-sized Operators that no two have the same VOD requirements. What works in Denver doesn't necessarily work in Decatur; which is why we designed VOD Complete as a customized solution from end-to-end."

As part of the VOD Complete, TVN performs a comprehensive system evaluation and reviews market demographics; revenue objectives and ROI targets; programming considerations; and network capacity, bandwidth, billing system, STB and IPG. Based on this review and feedback from system management, TVN constructs a customized VOD strategy including comprehensive marketing plan, VOD programming model, and hardware solution. And a complete financing program is available for all of the elements of the customized VOD solution.

"TVN not only provides consulting, technology services, interactive asset management tools and diverse programming, but we continue to deliver on-demand innovation," said Dom Stasi, chief technology officer of TVN Entertainment. "VOD Complete is another example of how our deep relationships in the VOD-infrastructure community accrue to the benefit of our small market affiliates."

In addition to providing comprehensive VOD services to telecommunications video providers, TVN distributes the broadest range of VOD programming in the industry. TVN offers VOD programming from over 150 content partners including every major movie studio and event promoter, premium and basic networks, broadcast networks, and specialty VOD networks. TVN also offers an exclusive roster of eight unique VOD networks.

About TVN Entertainment Corporation

TVN Entertainment Corporation, the leading television on-demand company, works with every major studio, network, and telecommunications video provider in North America. TVN is the preferred provider of original on-demand programs and networks. TVN supports an open, advanced technology platform, and offers the most comprehensive, end-to-end solution for licensing, managing, distributing and marketing on-demand content to virtually any platform. For more information about TVN's products and services, please visit www.TVN.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    James Park
    Bob Gold & Associates
    310-784-1040
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