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Espial Joins Liberty Global and Pace to Discuss how RDK Benefits Global Operators


OTTAWA, Ontario — November 12, 2014 —Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that its President and CEO Jaison Dolvane will join executives from Liberty Global and Pace at the Over-the-Top (OTT) TV World Summit on a panel discussion about the value of (Reference Design Kit) for worldwide operators on November 17th at 3:25 pm GMT in London.

The session entitled, What value is RDK bringing to vendors and operators around the world?, will tackle a variety of RDK topics. These include an overview of the benefits and common misperceptions of RDK, the role of systems integrators, and how to build products on top of RDK. It will also look at examples of how the RDK is enabling operators to deliver faster time to market around the world and its impact on accelerating rollouts of new services and devices. Details about the event are available at

Panelists on the session will include:

  • Alex Ball, Enterprise Architect, Liberty Global
  • Peter Simpson, Vice President, Marketing, Pace
  • Jaison Dolvane, President and CEO, Espial

Leveraging open industry standards and initiatives, Espial client solutions are recognized as delivering exceptional user experiences for consumers across the world on set-top boxes and smart TVs. The Espial STB Client – based on HTML5 and RDK – extends the capabilities of RDK with an application framework and user experience framework to provide a common application engine for MSOs.  This ensures that MSOs can achieve Web speed designing and deploying the richest, highest performance user experiences possible across a wide range of set-top-box platforms—from legacy platforms to home gateways.


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 About Espial (
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.


SOURCE Espial Group
For further information:
Stacy Mitchell
JLM Partners for Espial
Tel: +1 206 381 3600

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