Image Entertainment expands VOD business via increased distribution

MUMBAI: Image Entertainment, Inc. has signed an agreement with Avail-TVN to provide video-on-demand entertainment programming to cable, satellite and telecommunications companies across the United States and into hotels across Canada.
"Avail-TVN has the largest VOD distribution footprint in North America and our agreement will enable Image to generate video-on-demand revenue from satellite, telco and cable companies across North America. Through Avail-TVN, we’re able to greatly extend our reach in the video-on-demand market," said Image Entertainment senior vice president, worldwide television Steve Saltman.
As part of the agreement, Avail-TVN can select Image titles for distribution as video-on-demand programming to video content providers across North America.
"We are pleased to be able to offer our affiliates an even greater variety of transactional content. From comedy and music specials, to high quality independent movies with notable stars, Image has an impressive selection of marketable titles," said Avail-TVN vice president, programming Jackie Rome.