Summit Broadband Picks Espial Cloud Video

Dec. 6, 2017
Summit Broadband has chosen Espial's (TSX:ESP) Elevate cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solution to support its video services ...

Summit Broadband has chosen Espial's (TSX:ESP) Elevate cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solution to support its video services. Summit Broadband is a fiber optics telecommunications provider in central and southwest Florida providing television, broadband and voice services to commercial and residential customers. Elevate is designed to support service provider multiscreen video as well as Netflix, YouTube and Alexa Amazon voice control.

"Delivering a next-generation user experience to our customers is always our goal at Summit Broadband. The Elevate SaaS solution allows us to keep our costs in check and gives us a predictable economic model moving forward. We can also illuminate an exciting roadmap to deliver new features and functionality to our subscribers for years to come," said Blaine Schafer, CTO at Summit Broadband. "Elevate allows us to deliver an experience that is a rich and immersive experience across all devices, including set-top boxes, tablets and smartphones. It will enable us to stay competitive and support new devices and features that our customers have been requesting."

"We are excited to add Summit Broadband to our growing Elevate community," said Matt James, vice president of North American sales at Espial. "Our Elevate Cloud SaaS platform offers an unparalleled, award-winning user experience, proven roadmap, and the ability for our partners to deliver next-generation TV services at web speed and scale. We look forward to working with Summit Broadband and helping them to achieve even greater customer satisfaction."

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