CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evolution Digital today signed deals with five cable operators in The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to offer its eVUE-TV™ IP Video Solution on NCTC’s newly-launched VU-IT platform. Evolution Digital reached agreements with Advanced Cable Communications, Vast Broadband, Click! Cable TV, Schurz Communications and Westman Communications.
In July 2016, Evolution Digital signed an agreement with NCTC to distribute eVUE-TV as an option to members that operate under NCTC’s VU-IT! platform, a solution for back office integration, OTT apps and TiVo® user interface and functionalities. Advanced Cable Communications, Vast Broadband, Click! Cable TV, Schurz Communications and Westman Communications are the first operators to begin integration of eVUE-TV to deliver to IP Video on Demand content to its customers. eVUE-TV plans to add capabilities including the delivery of IP linear channels, network DVR and TV Everywhere functionalities.
“We are very excited to announce that these five leading cable providers are the first NCTC members to offer eVUE-TV, a fully managed service that provides operators the tools to cap QAM investment and grow their IP video services,” said Marc Cohen, executive vice president of sales. “eVUE-TV is one of a kind, as it cost-effectively will allow these operators to integrate a robust IP content offering into cable subscriptions including new release movies, transactional and subscription Video on Demand, as they begin the transition to complete IP distribution.”
“The VU-IT platform is addressing an important need for the operator to enable IP VOD, and this service serves as a platform to enable future IP video features,” said Rich Fickle, president and CEO at NCTC. “NCTC members are demonstrating their eagerness in adopting new technology solutions that help provide enhanced service to their customers cost effectively. Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV is a great integration to our services, as it aggregates the most popular content available in the market on one, easy-to-use interface at the customer’s convenience.”
Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV on the VU-IT! platform enables cable operators to innovate with TiVo’s world-renowned features and capabilities. The VU-IT! solution features TiVo Series 4 set-top boxes, Evolution Digital’s eBOX™ IP Hybrid Set-Top Box and other third-party hardware.
To learn more about Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV platform, visit http://evolutiondigital.com/evue-tv-ip-video-content/.
About Evolution Digital
Evolution Digital L.L.C. is a leading provider of integrated IP Hybrid devices and IP Video solutions for the global cable industry. Evolution Digital takes an aggressive approach to product innovation to embrace the way viewers are consuming video. It has quickly become an innovator in the era of OTT content and multi-stream households. Through its recent acquisition of i-Velozity, Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV™ platform delivers all types of IP video content including transaction and subscription Video on Demand, live linear channels and nDVR features. eVUE-TV is a managed platform service enabling operators to cost-effectively transition to IP video distribution and deliver content to mobile and consumer-owned devices. Visit www.evolutiondigital.com.
About National Cable Television Cooperative
The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long term sustainability of its member companies.