Filmin Selects Accedo to Extend Spanish Leading OTT Service on Multiple Platforms
Madrid, 9 October 2012 – Accedo, market-leading enabler of TV application solutions, and Filmin, Spain’s leading subscription video-on-demand provider, today announced a partnership to develop next generation Smart TV apps for multiple platforms.
The first official app launched under the partnership gives Samsung SmartTV and Bluray player viewers access to a subscription catalogue of 2,900 videos.
The two companies are also working together to develop next generation Video-on-Demand (VOD) apps for other platforms, and these are expected to launch in 2012 and 2013, across a number of different devices.
"We are thrilled to be working with Filmin to launch its service on further OTT platforms, giving many more consumers across Spain access to Filmin from the comfort of their living rooms." commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo.
"Filmin was the first OTT service in Spain that launched a really attractive movie offering based on a subscription model," commented Jerónimo Macanas, Vice President Southern Europe and Latin America, Accedo. "Enjoying the Filmin subscription movie service in a living room is the TV experience that Spanish consumers have long been waiting for."
"Smart TV opens up a wealth of opportunity to engage with the customer in a new and exciting way, as well as to extend our reach in the living room," commented Juan Carlos Tous, CEO, Filmin. "Accedo was a natural choice for us to partner with on this project, given the company’s extensive worldwide experience in this field."
Filmin is the leading online service in Spain for unlimited streaming of all kind of movies (commercial cinema, independent, classic, documentary) on a subscription model. With a catalogue of more tan 2.900 titles on subscription (3.100 including transactional model) and 600.000 unique visitors per month, users can access filmin across multiple devices (PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android Movies and Samsung Smart TV) with catalogue available through original and dubbed version.
For more information, visit www.filmin.es.
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. Accedo's cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets.
Accedo is a privately held company founded in 2004 by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, Mountain View, Los Angeles, New York, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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