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Conway Corporation Signs Elevate SaaS Agreement with Espial

Espial announced today that Conway Corporation a leading provider of high-speed internet, digital TV, telephone, home monitoring, and utilities to customers in Conway, Arkansas has signed an agreement to license Espial’s Elevate SaaS video platform. With Elevate, video customers get an immersive experience, advanced voice control and easy access to OTT 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 Corporation. “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 allowing operators to manage, deliver, and monetize compelling video experiences. The platform offers consumers a rich 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 team – including analytics, promotions, segmentation, and diagnostics. More information is available at www.espial.com.

Conway Corp operates the city-owned utility system in Conway, Ark. The company provides electric, water, wastewater, cable, internet, telephone and security services within the Conway city limits. Conway Corp was created in 1929 when the Conway City Council organized the corporation to operate the city's electric light plant to raise revenue to help keep Hendrix College and Central Baptist College in Conway. The company’s mission is to exceed customers’ expectations and to produce and deliver safe, affordable, reliable, innovative and environmentally-sound utility and telecommunication services while enhancing the quality of life in the community. More information is available at www.conwaycorp.com.

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