WideOpenWest (WOW!) will use Espial’s Elevate video platform to power its WOW! Ultra set top box offering. WOW!’s service area footprint includes approximately 3 million homes and businesses passed and covers more than 300 communities. As of 31 March, WOW had 798,500 customers who subscribe to their services, with over 400,000 video subscribers.
Espial announced that TDS Broadband Services (TDS) entered into an agreement to license Espial’s Elevate Cloud video platform, a partnership extended from Espial’s acquisition of the Arris whole-home platform product line. With Elevate, TDS cable video customers will continue to get an immersive experience and easy access to OTT services, including Netflix and YouTube.