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SeaChange CEO Jay Samit to Keynote BroadbandTVcon Next Week

ACTON, Mass., Feb. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jay Samit, CEO of multiscreen innovator SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEAC), will deliver the day-two keynote for BroadbandTVcon 2015 (Los Angeles, March 3-4), the annual conference gathering all segments of the television, entertainment and technology ecosystems to establish a course for success in broadband TV. SeaChange will also demonstrate its OTT and social TV platforms, including the new Timeline Showcase social content visualization tool.

Mr. Samit's keynote, Countdown to OTT Lift-off: Define Your Mission and Model for TV's Next Frontier, commences at 9:05 a.m. PT on Wednesday, March 4. This session will help content owners and video service providers to identify high-impact and flexible OTT video models to stay on pace with consumers' evolving tastes and habits.

Samit commented, "Service providers, programmers, studios and other participants should plan to preserve OTT's chief advantage in responsiveness as the category continues to ascend in the hearts and minds of consumers. They can build subscription, transactional or free services that suit their consumers today, yet remain poised for the inevitable shift in viewing preferences and benefit from dynamic audience influences such as social media and mobile devices."

Greg Fawson, X Media Research President and BroadbandTVcon organizer stated, "We're thrilled to have Jay Samit keynoting this year's event, given both his vision for the industry and SeaChange's record for moving video forward to new platforms. We're anticipating an exchange that will enable more nimble and inventive OTT strategies to emerge."

Hands-on Platform Demonstrations

SeaChange will demonstrate its Rave premium OTT and Timeline social media discovery and analytics SaaS platforms together at BroadbandTVcon 2015. SeaChange Rave comprises every component required to build an OTT business with the integrity and quality defined by premium subscription television – from multi-device consumer experiences and storefronts to content ingestion.

SeaChange Timeline enables local broadcasters and other media companies to analyze social media messages in real-time, find and broadcast newsworthy social trends and insights to create content for television, mobile and desktop. Debuting at BroadbandTVcon, the Timeline Showcase visualization tool enables users to rapidly and seamlessly discover, create or enhance broadcast news stories with photos from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Go to http://info.schange.com/broadbandtvcon2015_form-0 to book an appointment with SeaChange at BroadbandTVcon 2015.

About SeaChange International

Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq:SEAC) enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators and media companies globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company's superior multiscreen, advertising and video gateway software products.

SeaChange's customers include many of the world's most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.

CONTACT: Press Jim Sheehan SeaChange +1-978-897-0100 x3064 jim.sheehan@schange.com Investors Monica Gould The Blueshirt Group +1-212-871-3927 monica@blueshirtgroup.com

Source:SeaChange International, Inc.