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Getting SaaS-y: The Case for Cloud-Based Pay TV Delivery

Every day, competitive forces and consumer expectations create new dangerous threats for pay TV operators. Pressure points include the pace and scope of technology change; continual entrance of new providers; proliferation of apps; need to support a growing number of video-ready devices; and ever-increasing consumer expectations for exceptional experiences. Facing an epic battle, one that can feel […]


Tele2 updates IPTV service with Espial

Espial has announced the deployment by Tele2 of an updated premium video user experience recently in the Netherlands.


Wurl TV Brings OTT Channels to Espial’s ‘Elevate’ Platform

Recently rebranded Espial platform spawned from acquisition of Arris’s Whole Home Solutions business   via Multichannel News Wurl TV, a provider of OTT “channels” that can be integrated into a MVPD’s set-top guide interface, said it has wrapped its integration with “Elevate,” a platform from Espial that was derived from Espial’s acquisition last year of […]


News Coverage – Tele Columbus Launches Next Gen in German Video

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News coverage – Espial Powers advanceTV for Tele Columbus

Tele Columbus, the German MSO with about 3.6 million cable-connected homes, has introduced “advanceTV,” a multiscreen pay TV offering that will integrate over-the-top video, support 4K video and rely on RDK-based boxes from Humax with Espial’s ‘G4” client. Espial, which is also baking in its cloud-based Media Services Platform, also served as the master system […]


Techopia – Espial’s recent acquisition elevates new product line

Via Techopia The past couple of months for Espial have been huge. It began in June when the video experience software experts announced they would soon acquire the ARRIS Whole Home Solution, giving Espial access to an end-to-end cloud-hosted video service. Fast forward to this past week, and Espial has launched its latest product based […]


News Coverage – Espial and NOS Transform the Viewing Experience in Portugal

Videonet – We are on a level playing field with OTT when it comes to innovation, says NOS CSI Magazine – Q&A with Pedro Bandeira of NOS Multichannel News – NOS Rolls RDK-Based Hybrid Platform in Portugal CSI Magazine – NOS in RDK 2.1 first with Espial Videonet – RDK-V has given Pay TV the upper hand in the battle […]


I’m in RDK: Jaison Dolvane in latest issue of the RDK newsletter

Espial CEO and co-founder Jaison Dolvane discusses RDK and company evolution in latest edition of RDK report.


Espial contributes HLS and MPEG-DASH technology for RDK

Espial hopes its new RDK software update will allow pay-TV operators to offer new OTT services and to adopt a easier software approaches for set-top boxes and IPTV platforms TV technology provider Espial has contributed additional software to the code base of the RDK initiative that it says will enable HLS and MPEG DASH adaptive […]