Espial Announces Four New Telco Customers for Espial MediaBase
Video-On-Demand (VOD) Platform

OTTAWA, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Espial(R) Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), a leader in the delivery of IPTV software, today announced that - through it's reseller agreement with Power & Telephone Supply Co. (Power & Tel) - it has installed Espial MediaBase at four new US customer locations. LeRu Telephone, Granby Telephone, Seneca Telephone and McDonald County Telephone are each using the Espial MediaBase Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform to provide on demand TV services to their subscribers.

"We selected the Espial MediaBase VOD platform for these four customers because of the tight integration required within their selected IPTV ecosystem components," said Jim Drain, Senior VP for Power & Tel. "Our customers need a tested and pre-integrated Video on Demand platform that will provide reliable services quickly and seamlessly, and MediaBase does that extremely well."

"We're happy to support these four telcos to launch their services with Espial MediaBase VoD functionality," said Kirk Edwardson, Director of Marketing, Espial. "VoD is quickly becoming a differentiating service for telcos in the US - and we're pleased these customers are well on their way to providing exceptional services for their subscribers."

About Espial (www.espial.com)

Espial provides scalable and open digital and IP TV software to service providers in the cable, telecommunications and hospitality industries. Its middleware, video-on-demand and browser solutions provide superior service delivery, advanced service innovation tools and the ability to implement flexible business models. Espial serves a range of market segments including, IPTV, Cable, hybrid IP, over-the-top, multi-dwelling unit and enterprise. With over 7 million subscriber subscribers using Espial's patented solutions, Espial is a leading supplier of TV software. Espial is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with offices around the world in USA, Europe and Asia. For more information, please call +1.613.230.4770 or visit www.espial.com.

About Power & Tel (http://www.ptsupply.com)

Founded in 1963, Power & Tel is currently an industry leader in the sales, material management and distribution of product solutions to the worldwide telecommunications marketplace. Headquartered in Memphis, TN; the company's extensive distribution network is a critical link between telecommunications manufacturers and the service providers needing their solutions. For more information, call 901-866-3300 or visit www.ptsupply.com.

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SOURCE Espial Group

For further information: For further information: Inquiries from press or analysts: Kirk Edwardson, Director, Marketing, Espial Group Inc., Email: kedwardson@espial.com, Phone: (613) 230-4770 x1145

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