FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 11, 2000
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SeaChange International: Delivering More Commercials Using Microspace’s VELOCITY (SM) Satellite Service
Raleigh, N.C. — In support of its cable advertising insertion business, SeaChange International (Nasdaq: SEAC), the leading provider of digital advertising insertion systems, recently increased its bandwidth on Microspace’s VELOCITY system, which delivers digital video and high-speed data via satellite for multichannel television advertising.
VELOCITY is a full-time, MPEG 2/DVB video, high-speed data and audio satellite broadcasting service that allows organizations to economically distribute data or video programming to multiple locations.
According to Joe Amor, Vice President and General Manager of Microspace, “Microspace is very pleased that SeaChange has increased its service on VELOCITY. SeaChange’s ad insertion business is a real-world example of what can be accomplished by leveraging satellite for point-to-multipoint transport of high-bandwidth multimedia files. VELOCITY is perfect for SeaChange’s high-bandwidth needs.”
Microspace provides a reliable and economical point-to-multipoint satellite broadcasting solution for delivery of digital video and high-speed data. The Microspace network is the largest of its type in the world and totals over 300,000 remote sites, internationally.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL-Digital, WRAL-FM, Microspace, the North Carolina News Network, DTV Plus, Wolfpack Sports Marketing, and Capitol Sports Management in Raleigh, NC; WJZY-TV and WFVT-TV in Charlotte, NC; WILM-TV in Wilmington, NC; WRAZ-TV and the Durham Bulls Baseball Club in Durham, NC; and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball Club in Myrtle Beach, SC; Capitol Broadcasting Company also founded Local TV on Satellite in Raleigh, NC.