Espial has announced that WideOpenWest (WOW!), a US broadband and communications service provider, will use Espial’s Elevate video platform to power its WOW! ULTRA set top box offering.
WOW!’s service area footprint includes approximately 3 million homes and businesses passed and covers more than 300 communities. As of March 31st, WOW had 798,500 customers who subscribe to their services, with over 400,000 video subscribers.
Espial’s Elevate platform provides service providers with a TV as a Service (TVaaS) solution, including cloud tools for their operations, product, marketing, and engineering teams, enabling them to grow their revenues by reducing churn, addressing underserved markets, and opening new revenue opportunities. Elevate gives service providers the ability to deploy IPTV, OTT and cable services quickly, with low deployment risk, and with predictable costs.
Matt James, Espial’s VP North America Sales, said: “We are excited that WOW! has chosen Elevate to continue their investment in improving their customers’ experience. We are working to ensure that service providers of all sizes benefit from the scale and speed of innovation that are fundamental to the Elevate TVaaS platform. The video industry is highly competitive, and Elevate allows service providers like WOW! to give their customers the features and functionality they have come to expect, while getting to market quickly and with limited risk.”