IPTV Industry Veteran Lars Bengtsson joins Accedo
Stockholm – 21 August, 2008 – Lars Bengtsson, former CEO of Kreatel, and Managing Director for Motorola’s IPTV Open Systems, has joined Accedo Broadband’s board of directors. Bengtsson, who brings a wealth of experience from the IPTV industry to Accedo’s board, has become a senior advisor to the Accedo management.
“I am delighted to have Lars Bengtsson on our board,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband, “We”ve known Lars for a long time, and his thorough knowledge of the market, and strategic visions of new features and services will be cornerstones in the future development of Accedo Broadband.”
Lars Bengtsson commented: “Companies like Accedo Broadband are key for innovation and service development in the emerging IPTV industry. Accedo’s rapid growth into a global provider of IPTV content and services is impressive and I”m excited about joining the board to strengthen the company’s growth in the coming years.”
Accedo will be showcasing the latest applications and services from the Accedo Application Portfolio at IBC, stand #126 in the IPTV Zone.
ABOUT ACCEDO BROADBAND
Accedo Broadband is a leading provider of interactive content and applications for IPTV and broadband enabled consumer electronics. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available multi-platform portfolio of IPTV applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing e.g. IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, weather and communication. Accedo offers a turnkey solution compatible with most IPTV and online CE platforms including e.g. a IPTV multiplayer gaming solution.
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson and primarily backed by Swedish VC Industrifonden. Accedo Broadband is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, San Francisco and Hong Kong.
For more information, visit www.accedo.tv.