On Demand wins Turkish VOD contract

SeaChange Int’l subsidiary On Demand Group has won a contract to manage VOD for TTNet, Turkey’s largest ISP.

TTNET was the 13th largest ISP in the world in terms total subscribers as of 2007 year-end and reached 4.9m subscribers as of first half 2008. The roll out of IPTV services to its customer base represents a key expansion to its service offer, says a statement from Seachange.

“We are very excited to be working with TTNET on its forthcoming VOD service in Turkey,” said Tony Kelly, Managing Director, ODG. “This opportunity, working with TTNET will enable us to demonstrate our core skills of bringing compelling content services to market rapidly to give the operator maximum effectiveness, and utilize our world leading skills for driving on-demand consumer penetration and usage.”

“We have exciting plans to offer our customers new value added services to expand our current offer, and are pleased to be working with ODG, with their unparalleled knowledge of launching and maximising the impact of IPTV content services,” said Tahsin Yılmaz, CEO of TTNet.