MTS Uses SeaChange for IPTV

Manitoba Telecom Services launches video-on-demand service using software and servers from SeaChange International

August 30, 2005

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MAYNARD, Mass. -- Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS), Canada’s third-largest national telecommunications company, has launched on-demand programming to over 40,000 television subscribers in Winnipeg. Using the world’s most widely deployed on-demand software and servers from SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEAC), the popular and growing MTS TV service now includes Hollywood blockbusters, kids’ programs and other fare with on-demand control and convenience.

“MTS TV has become the first choice television connection for an increasing number of homes in Winnipeg within just a few years,” said Cheryl Barker, President, MTS (Manitoba). “Now we’re making a substantial leap into on-demand programming. We’ve put into place a network and an on-demand platform that will continue to redefine consumer expectations of television with new services and unmatched convenience.”

“There is a dramatic television evolution under way and MTS stands out among telecommunications companies in providing its customers with new, advanced on-demand applications,” said Bill Styslinger, president and CEO, SeaChange. “SeaChange is the number one provider of on-demand systems because we enable broadband providers like MTS to deliver compelling new 'personal television' services for their customers with an open, standards-based platform.”

SeaChange International Inc.

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