has signed on an additional 25 former SES Americom IP Prime customers, bringing the total to 34. West Kentucky Telephone is among the former IP Prime customers that have signed an agreement with Avail Media's video services solution since SES Americom announced that it would stop offering the IP Prime service. The installation of the Avail video service is in progress. With the addition of these new customers, Avail Media now has a significant share of the customers that once used the IP Prime service.
Avail Media partners with best-in-class members of the IPTV ecosystem including equipment providers, resellers, and content owners in order to deliver value to its customers. Avail Media's partners include sales channel partners, resellers, and systems integrators such as BBT, CSI Digital, Evolution Broadband, Falcon IP/Complete, Fidelity Communications, Motorola, and Nortel; and business consulting groups, such as Jason Anderson Consulting. Avail Media works with its ecosystem partners to develop customized solutions, ensuring minimal infrastructure changes and reasonable fees to support both existing and future affiliates.
Avail Media and TVN Entertainment now provide services to nearly every television provider in North America. In addition to the extensive Hollywood movie studios, cable networks and independent content producers, joint customers can also enjoy the ability to offer linear programming from national broadcasters and even more localized, genre-specific, ethnic/international, and long-tail content.