Canal Digital Kabel hooks up with Espial

December 18, 2013 10.29 Europe/London By Julian Clover

Espial has announced that Norway’s Canal Digital Kabel-TV has selected its video delivery platform Espial MediaBase, to power advanced IP video services including video-on-demand and timeshift TV.

Canal Digital Kabel, the country’s largest operator, has recently launched its T-WE service which is being 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.”

Originally announced in August, Canal Digital is running the T-WE service on ADB set-tops.