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Accedo Broadband has announced it will be introducing a range of applications for TV operators to make their offering available over Connected TV devices such as TVs, Blu-ray players and other Over-the-top devices.
Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband comments:
"We are uniquely positioned, with deep knowledge of both operator middlewares and Connected TV solutions from the major Consumer Electronics manufacturers, allowing us to enable operators to successfully leverage the market opportunity presented by OTT.
2010 is the first year we witnessed significant scale in roll-out of Connected TV devices from the CE industry. We˙re very excited about the rapid development and roll-out of Connected TV."
Accedo has deployed a range of video and media applications on all major Connected TV platforms, and has developed a framework for rapid development and integration with a variety of client platforms and back-end solutions.
Michael Lantz continues:
"Connected TV gives consumers extensive choice between service providers for the first time.
By rolling out a TV app on a Connected TV device, DTH and Cable operators can reach millions of new consumers, without the need for a new STB."
Accedo Broadband will be demonstrating Connected TV apps on its booth, IP703, at IBC in Amsterdam , 10th - 14th September.
About Accedo Broadband
Accedo Broadband is the leading provider of applications for IPTV and Connected TV. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available application portfolio and an app store engine for IPTV and Connected TV containing, for example, IPTV games, VoD, Catch-up TV, music, video art, comics, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, social media and communication services. Accedo’s Funspot gaming service is the most widely deployed IPTV gaming service in the world.
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson primarily backed by Swedish VC Industrifonden. Accedo Broadband is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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