eir Goes Over-The-Top with SeaChange

Ireland's Largest Telecommunications Provider Expands Its eir Vision IPTV Service to Mobile

ACTON, Mass., Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eir's eir Vision IPTV platform, based on SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEAC) software and services, has expanded to include over-the-top (OTT) live TV for eir Vision customers on iOS and Android devices.

eir, Ireland's largest telecom service provider, debuted eir Vision to TV set-tops on SeaChange's Adrenalin multiscreen platform in 2013. The SeaChange Nitro multiscreen user interface has now been deployed to provide a rich, unified subscriber experience across mobile devices. SeaChange also continues its lead systems integration role, and has orchestrated deployment of third-party technologies including ATES Networks' single sign-on package and Broadpeak's CDN and streaming server solution. 

Elaine Robinson, Director of Consumer Products at eir said, "eir Vision has a reputation for delivering the best content and service quality at a great price to our customers. SeaChange has played a key role here with its Adrenalin platform and we are now extending that relationship to deliver an even better user experience for our customers."

Jay Samit, CEO, SeaChange added, "Mobile consumption has become a major force in reshaping pay-TV. We're pleased to help eir grow its multiscreen capabilities, and fully embrace mobile in the manner that meets its customers' desires through our extensible software and systems integration expertise."

About SeaChange International

Enabling our customers to deliver billions of premium video streams across a matrix of pay-TV, OTT and mobile platforms, SeaChange (Nasdaq: SEAC) empowers service providers, content owners and brand advertisers to entertain audiences, engage consumers and expand business opportunities. As a three-time Emmy award-winning organization with over 20 years of experience, we give media businesses the content management, delivery, measurement and analytics capabilities they need to craft an individualized branded experience for every viewer that sets the pace for quality and value worldwide. For more information, please visit www.schange.com.

About eir Group

eir is the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile telecommunications services in Ireland with approximately 2 million customers. The company has the most extensive network in Ireland and provides a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data, broadband and ICT services to the residential, small business, enterprise and public sector markets.  

eir has spent €1.0bn in the past three years and will invest another €1.5bn over the next 5-7 years. This is the largest investment programme of any provider in Ireland, which will deliver even faster broadband and data services for consumers and businesses right across the country. Fibre broadband is now available to 1.3m homes and businesses today. Rollout will reach 1.9 million by 2020.

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