Avail-TVN to Serve as WWE’s On Demand Provider2 Sep, 2009 By: Billy Gil
Digital media services company Avail-TVN has announced a video-on-demand service deal for World Wrestling Entertainment’s VOD programming initiatives.
The deal covers distribution for WWE Classics On Demand, which allows access to current and classic matches, such as historic pay-per-views and vintage episodes of series “Monday Night Raw” and “WCW Nitro.” Avail-TVN will provide multiple codecs (MPEG2 and MPEG4), SD and HD, as well as advanced asset management tools and services, such as its ADONISS 2 Asset Management platform, which holds all the content and provides an interface for providers to remotely manage content.
“We’ve been using Avail-TVN’s services for nearly five years and are continually impressed with their business acumen, customer service, responsiveness and strategic insight,” said Jim Brown, director of operations, WWE Classics On Demand. “We are excited to extend our partnership into the future.”