11/17/2003 - Concurrent Computer Corporation (NASDAQ: CCUR), a worldwide leader of on-demand technology that is shaping the future of television, announced its planned demonstrations for the TelcoTV convention, Nov. 13-14 in Las Vegas, NV. Leveraging its expert Video-On-Demand (VOD) technology, extensive commercial deployment experience, and worldwide presence, Concurrent will demonstrate an array of on-demand services for broadband operators, offering a competitive VOD solution over any transport network. Concurrent will be located in Booth #501.
Concurrent’s demonstrations will address the importance and advantages of planning for advanced VOD services by telcos. Telco video networks have the advantage of offering digital service to every video customer on their network, and VOD services can offer a revenue stream to help recover the investment made to offer triple play services – voice, video and data. VOD alone can generate an average of $6-10 per household per month. Other on-demand offerings, like subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) and network-based Digital Video Recorder (nDVR) services, can generate additional revenue. But revenue is not the only reason for offering on-demand services; VOD has proven to help system operators stay competitive, increase subscriber satisfaction, differentiate their services and control customer churn.
At the show, Concurrent will demonstrate its integrated solution with VideoTele.com, a division of Tut Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TUTS), offering a comprehensive VOD solution to service providers deploying digital TV and other entertainment services over broadband access networks. This offering enables broadband telecommunications carriers to provide bundled voice, video and data services to their existing telco subscribers for a positive return on investment. Concurrent will also exhibit its digital VOD solution supporting on-demand applications for broadband service providers. This solution is modeled after its widely deployed, industry-leading MediaHawk® VOD solution which currently serves over 4.5 million digital subscribers in North America.
VideoTele.com and Concurrent Demonstrate Integrated VOD Delivery Solution for Telcos
VideoTele.com offers telecommunications providers a leading video processing solution for delivering digital TV over any broadband access network, including DSL, fiber to the home (FTTH) and hybrid-fiber coax (HFC). VideoTele.com serves more than 60 telecommunications companies that have commercially deployed digital TV services. VideoTele.com’s seamless integration with Concurrent’s MediaHawk On-Demand Platform enables expansion existing services to include the latest in interactive on-demand services, which can significantly increase the telco’s incremental Average Revenue Per User (ARPU), without significant incremental capital expenditure.
Concurrent’s On-Demand Solution
Concurrent’s MediaHawk VOD Platform includes proven hardware, extensive software, integration expertise and world-class customer service, offering broadband operators a completely scalable and flexible video server platform. Concurrent’s VOD solution enables telcos to:
Concurrent Computer Corporation (www.ccur.com) is a worldwide leader in providing digital VOD systems to the broadband industry and real-time computer systems for industry and government. Concurrent's VOD systems are utilized within the broadband cable, DSL, and hospitality markets. Within the digital cable market, Concurrent is a recognized leader, currently serving nine major cable operators in 67 markets with over 4.5 million digital subscribers. Concurrent's proven technology provides a flexible, comprehensive, robust solution for HFC, DSL, and IP-based networks. The company's powerful and scalable VOD systems are based on open standards and are integrated with the leading broadband technologies. Concurrent is also a leading provider of high-performance, real-time computer systems, solutions, and software that focus on hardware-in-the-loop and man-in-the-loop simulation, data acquisition, and industrial control systems for commercial and government markets. Concurrent has over 35 years of experience in real-time technology and provides its best of breed solutions through offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Web site: www.ccur.com
Concurrent Computer Corporation, its logo, and MediaHawk are registered and unregistered trademarks of Concurrent Computer Corporation.
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