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SeaChange drops $5.5M to buy OTT video specialist Xstream

February 11, 2019 / Ben Munson

SeaChange International is looking to deepen its over-the-top video business by acquiring European OTT video platform provider Xstream in a deal worth $5.5 million. SeaChange is paying $4.6 million in cash and 541,738 shares of SeaChange common stock for Xstream. Xstream’s customers include Canal Digital (Telenor), Star Online (Dimsum), ALT Digital Media Entertainment (Balaji), Mayo Clinic, Altibox, and Our Star Club.“Xstream provides us a managed service, over-the-top video solution that already serves more than 5 million active subscribers globally and generates approximately $6 million in annual SaaS revenues. Xstream’s MediaMaker video platform will enhance the SeaChange end-to-end video framework and enable us to gain near-term revenue synergies,” said Ed Terino, CEO of SeaChange, in a statement. Terino said described Xstream’s engineering resources as being “in close proximity” to SeaChange’s engineering and development organization...