Espial cloud video deploying in AR

July 10, 2018
Conway Corp., a provider of Internet, digital video, telephone, home monitoring and utilities in Conway, AR, has signed an agreement to ...

Conway Corp., a provider of Internet, digital video, telephone, home monitoring and utilities in Conway, AR, has signed an agreement to license Espial's (TSX:ESP) cloud-based Elevate SaaS video platform, which includes voice control and access to over-the-top (OTT) video services including Netflix and YouTube.

"Elevate allows Conway Corp. to enhance the experience of their video customers, while providing consistency and flexibility in how we deliver those experiences in the future." said Bret Carroll, CEO of Conway Corp. "The continuous innovation being driven on Elevate helps us increase customer engagement and satisfaction while thoughtfully controlling our expenses."

"We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Conway Corp to help enhance and enrich their customers' entertainment experience," said Matt James, Espial's vice president of North America sales. "The video industry is in the middle of a significant shift in which pay TV operators face unprecedented competition. With Elevate, operators of any size can have affordable access to the latest features that customers love, across a variety of traditional and next-generation platforms."

Elevate is a multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) video platform. It offers a user interface with voice-based navigation, discovery, and viewing of traditional content and streaming services like Netflix and YouTube. Elevate provides operators with cloud tools for their operations, marketing, support, and engineering teams, including analytics, promotions, segmentation and diagnostics.

Conway Corp. operates the city-owned utility system in Conway, AR. The company provides electric, water, wastewater, cable, Internet, telephone and security services within the Conway city limits.

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