CCSA Selects SeaChange

On-demand leader’s software and servers selected for 88 cable operators; First rollouts underway

May 24, 2007

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ACTON, Mass. -- Canada’s independent cable television companies have chosen SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAC) as their exclusive provider for on-demand platforms. Representing 88 operators from coast to coast, the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (CCSA) has signed a purchase agreement for SeaChange’s industry leading Axiom on-demand management software, video servers, and service, as well as SeaChange’s widely proven solutions for time-shifted TV, on-demand advertising and set-top box applications.

“We’re ensuring the independent cable community’s power to compete and thrive especially as consumer access to other video programming choices widens rapidly,” said Alyson Townsend, CEO of CCSA. “Video-on-demand is absolutely part of the picture of complete subscriber satisfaction regardless of the size of a cable operation. Our partnership with SeaChange puts the industry’s best platform within reach of all of our members, and exciting on-demand services within reach of cable homes across the country.”

A programming, hardware and services buying group, the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance member companies serve nearly one million television subscribers in communities from British Columbia to Newfoundland. Its collective buying power ensures cost savings through partnerships with strategic technology providers like SeaChange. CCSA’s comprehensive assistance to independent operators eases access to network television programming through group negotiation and contract management and delivers vital marketing expertise and programs locally and nationally.

“Operators of all sizes around the world are running on-demand services with SeaChange. Our customers are increasing their revenues and enjoying the performance advantages that we are bringing to the market,” said SeaChange president and CEO Bill Styslinger. “We’re very proud to have been selected to provide service for the CCSA members.”

SeaChange International Inc. (Nasdaq: SEAC)

China Communications Standards Association (CCSA)

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