BURBANK, CA–(MARKET WIRE)–Jan 4, 2006 — – TVN Entertainment today announced that it has signed a VOD Services Agreement with ESPN/ABC-Disney Media Networks, which includes providing distribution and advanced asset management services for certain VOD packages offered by the stable of Cable and Broadcast Networks. The agreement also takes advantage of TVNow, TVN’s Rapid Turnaround Service, provisioning a VOD asset from news programs, sporting events or other shows within hours of the original airing.
The slate of VOD programs, which include ESPN Networks, ABC News, ABC Family, Radio Disney, Jetix, Soapography, Disney Channel and Toon Disney, are being distributed by TVN to all Verizon FiOs customers across the Telco’s growing VOD footprint. The deal includes specialized VOD menu conversion and asset management.
“TVN is delighted to provide VOD services for such a well respected brand as ESPN/ABC-DISNEY,” said John Smith, TVN’s SVP of Affiliate Sales. “We are looking forward to supporting this new relationship which provides another opportunity to show off our rapid VOD turnaround services for the timely and high-profile content offered by ESPN and other Disney Networks.”
About TVN Entertainment Corporation
TVN Entertainment, a video on demand (VOD) content solutions company, is a leading provider of on demand television programming, management and delivery services. TVN currently offers more than 2500 hours of VOD programming from over 100 content providers. In addition to comprehensive programming services, TVN Entertainment offers the only single-source management and distribution solution for VOD, including content aggregation, packaging, encoding, asset management and fully encrypted transport via satellite to all video service providers. TVN Entertainment has been chosen as the VOD solution for many leading MSOs and telecommunications companies, including Adelphia, Bresnan, Buckeye, Blue Ridge, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Insight, Mediacom and Verizon. For more information visit www.TVN.com.
Source: TVN Entertainment