OTTAWA, Ont. -- EspialÂ® Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), (TSX: ESP), a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN") (TSX:WIN) (NASD:WILN) and Espial have entered into an agreement that will see WiLAN assist Espial in licensing of certain Espial's patents related to video-over-IP technology.
"Espial is a pioneer in delivery and distribution of video-over-IP networks. We have invested significantly in innovation and developed a deep intellectual property portfolio," said Jaison Dolvane, President & CEO, Espial. "We believe our patents are core to our products, which have been commercially deployed in many countries since the early 2000s, and are quite valuable to the advancement of the video over IP industry."