Espial Announces Board Change

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Espial Group Inc. (“Espial” or the “Company”) (TSX:ESP) today announced
that effective immediately Kumanan Yogaratnam has resigned from Espial’s
board of directors. Mr. Yogaratnam, a co-founder of the Company, will
remain as CTO of Espial.

“On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Kumanan for his service
on our board. Kumanan will continue to lead the technical vision and
innovation of Espial’s industry leading video products and
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions,” said Peter Seeligsohn, Chairman
of Espial.

About Espial (www.espial.com)

Espial is transforming viewing experiences worldwide by enabling video
services at web speed and web scale. From immersive user experience and
discovery solutions to advanced cloud-based platforms, Espial solutions
help service providers manage, deliver and monetize video and
entertainment services. Espial’s customers span six continents, have
deployed tens of million devices, and are serviced through Espial’s
global sales, support, and innovation centers across North America,
Europe, and Asia. www.espial.com

Forward Looking Statement

This press release contains information that is forward looking
information with respect to Espial within the meaning of Section
138.4(9) of the Ontario Securities Act (forward looking statements) and
other applicable securities laws. In some cases, forward-looking
information can be identified by the use of terms such as “may”, “will”,
“should”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”,
“estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “continue” or the negative of these
terms or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not
historical facts. Any statements regarding Espial’s objectives (and
strategies to achieve such objectives), future expectations, beliefs,
goals or prospects are or involve forward-looking information.

Forward-looking information is based on certain factors and assumptions.
While the company considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on
information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect.
Forward-looking information, by its nature necessarily involves known
and unknown risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause
actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements or could cause our current objectives and strategies to
change, including but not limited to changing conditions and other risks
associated with the on-demand TV software industry and the market
segments in which Espial operates, competition, Espial’s ability to
continue to supply existing customers and partners with its products and
services and avoid being displaced by competitive offerings, effectively
grow its integration and support capabilities, execute on market
opportunities, develop its distribution channels and generate increased
demand for its products, economic conditions, technological change,
unanticipated changes in our costs, regulatory changes, litigation, the
emergence of new opportunities, many of which are beyond our control and
current expectation or knowledge.

Additional risks and uncertainties affecting Espial can be found in
Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Results of Operations and
Financial Condition and its Annual Information Form for the fiscal years
ended December 31, 2016 and 2017 on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
If any of these risks or uncertainties were to materialize, or if the
factors and assumptions underlying the forward-looking information were
to prove incorrect, actual results could vary materially from those that
are expressed or implied by the forward-looking information contained
herein and our current objectives or strategies may change. Espial
assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as required by law. Readers are cautioned not to place
undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of
the date hereof.

For inquiries from the financial press or analysts, contact:

Contacts

Espial Group Inc.
Carl Smith, +1 613-230-4770
Chief
Financial Officer
csmith@espial.com

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