Espial Media Service Platform

Deliver Compelling Multiscreen UX


The Espial Media Service Platform is a proven and powerful video service delivery system that allows pay-TV operators to manage cost efficient video services including on-demand, interactive and TV applications. It is an open, flexible platform which offers support for multi-network including broadcast (satellite, cable and terrestrial), IPTV and hybrid managed TV services. It provides open APIs to ensure rapid deployment and seamless ecosytem expansion as requirements evolve. The platform delivers TV services to any connected device, in the home or on the go while also being field proven to meet the demanding scalability and system management requirements of leading operators worldwide.


The Value

The Espial Media Service Platforms achieves sustainable, continuous innovation through open interfaces, standards and support for cloud based UX which enables continuous and cost-effective service differentiation. It is Multi-Network ready, offering broadcast (cable, satellite and terrestrial), IPTV, Hybrid, and OTT services from a single platform while still providing a unified brand experience to deliver cross device applications and services that enhance retention and create broader appeal for the ‘always on’ generation. It provides a single subscriber and asset management platform for all target devices to reduce complexity and simplify cross platform packaging and transaction processes. The business model is flexible, supporting multi-region deployments and wholesale business models with customized content, language, and UX across multiple management domains. The platform allows for scalability, encouraging cost-effective, high performance scalability from a few thousand to several millions subscribers. Finally, the Espial Media Service Platforms allow for service continuity with cluster-based architecture with no single point of failure for maximum uptime, in-service upgrades, and hitless expansions as well as an open ecosystem to maintain full flexibility in ecosystem selection (head-end and back-office systems, client devices) through open interfaces, development toolkits, and flexible integration adapters.


Key Capabilities

The Espial Media Service Platform provides the following capabilities:

  • Data management and distribution for core video services
  • Media catalog management with browse and search capabilities
  • Time-shift TV management
  • Subscriber and entitlements management
  • Cross-device usage tracking
  • Recommendations
  • Transaction processing
  • Personalization