Major european cable operator, Canal Digital Kabel, launches on demand services powered by Espial

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, announced today that Norway's largest Cable Operator, Canal Digital Kabel has selected Espial's video delivery platform, Espial MediaBase, to power their advanced IP video services like video-on-demand and time-shift TV. Canal Digital Kabel has recently launched their T-WE service which will be rolled out nationally to over 400,000 digital cable subscriber households.

"We have a distributed customer base, and needed a scalable carrier-grade content delivery platform to deliver our next generation on-demand, catch-up and startover services. Espial MediaBase has proven to be a great video delivery platform to deliver our T-We services to consumers across Norway," said Roger Larsen, CCO, Canal Digital Kabel-tv.

"Canal Digital is a leading and innovative European cable operator and we're pleased to be part of their next generation video platform". said Jaison Dolvane, CEO, Espial. "Through a single content delivery platform, Canal Digital is able to manage, distribute, and stream video content to provide an exceptional user experience for their subscribers."

More information about Espial MediaBase and other Espial products is available at

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Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable MSOs and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. Over 35 million licenses of its patented software are in use across the world. Espial is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Visit or contact via phone at +1 613 230 4770.


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