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Espial signs Eastlink for Elevate SaaS Cloud Platform

20/12/2017

OTTAWA, Canada — Dec. 20, 2017 Espial announced today that Eastlink, a leading provider of high-speed internet, digital TV and telephone services in NS, NB, PEI, Nfld, ON, AB, and BC, has signed an agreement with Espial to power Eastlink’s video services with the Elevate SaaS cloud platform.  Eastlink will gain the benefit of scale from Espial’s Elevate cloud based SaaS platform and be able to leverage an industry-leading innovation roadmap for video and entertainment services in the delivery of an immersive video experience.

“The Elevate platform has an impressive set of capabilities that enhances the experience of our Maestro TV service offering” said Deborah Shaffner, President & Chief Operating Officer, Eastlink. “The continuous innovation roadmap of Espial’s Elevate SaaS cloud platform, further provides us with the ability to stay competitive and increase customer engagement.”

“The video industry is in the middle of significant change where Pay TV operators face a highly competitive environment”, said Jaison Dolvane, CEO of Espial. “Espial’s cloud based Elevate SaaS platform provides a platform that helps operators rapidly introduce new innovations to their television services and leverage the scale of this multi-tenant cloud platform. We are excited to partner with Eastlink to enhance and enrich their subscribers’ entertainment experience.”

More information about Elevate and other products from Espial is available at www.espial.com.

About Espial

Espial is transforming viewing experiences worldwide by enabling video services at web speed and web scale. From immersive user experience and discovery solutions to advanced cloud-based platforms, Espial solutions help service providers manage, deliver and monetize video and entertainment services. Espial’s customers span six continents, have deployed tens of million devices, and are serviced through Espial’s global sales, support, and innovation centers across North America, Europe, and Asia. www.espial.com

About Eastlink

As Canada’s largest family owned and operated telecommunications company, Eastlink provides worldclass video entertainment and communications services to residential, business and public sector customers across Canada. Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and wireless networks, Eastlink’s advanced services include High Speed Internet, Wireless, Data, Winston Security and Automation, local and long distance Telephone and exclusive, locally-produced programming on Eastlink TV. One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 11 years, Eastlink has operations across Canada, and helps raise over $3.5M annually for charitable and community organizations across the country.

Contacts

Nicole Baker
Communications Consultant
Espial
Tel: +1 613 862 4316
Email: nbaker@espial.com

Neil Howman
202 Communications
Tel: +44 7941 717 436
Email: neil@202comms.com

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