Infogate Online Partners with Accedo Broadband to Expand Content Offerings
Accedo Broadband to provide the most diverse portfolio of interactive value added services for Infogate Online’s leading middleware solution
Mahwah, New Jersey – April 10, 2006 – Infogate Online, a leading global provider of end-to-end IPTV service delivery solutions to the telecom industry, announced today that it is partnering with Accedo Broadband, a leading aggregator of TV-centric interactive applications for broadband to create a unique subscriber experience.
The partnership enables Infogate’s customers across the globe to access Accedo’s Application Portfolio, which includes Karaoke on Demand and a range of interactive gaming & community applications. Infogate’s service provider customers can now join in the Karaoke craze from the comforts of their own home on their TV with the KaraokeParty application. Users will also enjoy the largest multi-platform collection of games, quizzes, puzzles, PlasmaArt®, horoscope and comics, as well as mail and chat services made exclusively for IPTV.
Infogate’s middleware solution, ViewCore, manages content and ensures secure delivery from the content provider to the subscriber. Partnering with Accedo will allow service providers to offer attractive differentiated, and personalized content offering, a combination of services not available elsewhere on the market.
“We are thrilled to bring on board Accedo Broadband with their rich offering of interactive content to our branded list of partners,” said Amir Lavi, Director for European Sales at Infogate Online. “This partnership allows our providers to offer a unique broadband experience, while at the same time enabling our Telco customers to retain their customers by diversifying their offering and increasing home entertainment resources.”
Already deployed on four continents, Infogate Online’s IPTV platform enables service operators to leverage their current and future infrastructure to deliver the next generation of digital entertainment, creating new profitable revenue opportunities. Infogate IPTV management platform is uniquely designed to deliver services to both TV and PC subscribers, extending the service operator’s reach in the home.
“We look forward to offering Infogate’s customers this interactive, unique content,” said Fredrik Andersson, VP Business Development of Accedo Broadband. “Together, Infogate and Accedo will offer service providers the abilities to both generate additional profits and distinguish themselves from the competition.”
About Infogate Online
Infogate Online is a leading provider of end-to-end IPTV service delivery platform solutions to the telecom industry worldwide. Infogate Online’s IPTV content management solutions and distribution platform over broadband allow service operators to offer a full range of TV-based digital entertainment including video on demand (VOD), TV channels, pay-per-view and more to their broadband subscribers. Infogate Online’s IPTV service delivery platform is a comprehensive, integrated E2E solution that provides content management and ensures secure delivery from the content provider to the subscriber in the home. Infogate Online partners with leading industry providers, providing telecommunication operators and service providers to deliver new value-added, revenue generating services; thereby encouraging business growth, helping to maximize customer retention and increasing competitiveness in the marketplace. For more information visit www.infogateonline.com.
About Accedo Broadband
Accedo is a leading aggregator of interactive content and applications for IPTV and broadband enabled consumer electronics. Accedo provides the largest available multi-platform portfolio of TV-centric applications, Accedo Application Portfolio™, containing e.g. games, quizzes, puzzles, art, comics, karaoke and music. Accedo offers a non-branded turnkey solution compatible with several IP set-top boxes including a provisioning solution managed and run by Accedo which saves resources and reduces investment needs for the service provider. To learn more about Accedo Broadband and how you can improve your IPTV business, please visit www.accedo.tv.