Accedo announces 1 million downloaded IPTV games in 2007 from the Accedo Application Portfolio
Stockholm – April 15, 2007 – Accedo Broadband, the leading provider of interactive applications and long tail on demand content for IPTV and Consumer Electronics, has achieved an important company milestone by surpassing 1 million downloaded IPTV games from the Accedo Application Portfolio since beginning of 2007.
“Casual gaming remains a core business area for Accedo, and we continue to be surprised in the consumer interest for IPTV games. The games of the Accedo Application Portfolio” are available for all broadband-enabled devices next to the TV set, with remote control interaction and a user interface suited for “10-feet viewing”. We believe that the key to success is to give the consumers a user experience that fits the unique features of the TV medium.”, says Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband.
The Accedo IPTV game portfolio is available via a number of IPTV operators around the world, as well as through media centers and online consumer electronics. Accedo supplies games both through operator-branded services and through Funspot®, Accedo’s game-centric entertainment service for IPTV and consumer electronics.
“We believe the development of casual gaming on IPTV has just started. We see a tremendous interest from consumers, and with the roll-out of the Accedo Multiplayer Platform in 2007, we believe that growth will continue to accelerate. Accedo’s focus on IPTV and the expertise we have in that area give us great possibilities to deliver the best overall gaming experience in the IPTV market.”, says Michael Lantz.
For more information, contact: Michael Lantz, Accedo Broadband, +46 768 96 07 01
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 content and applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing e.g. IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, user-generated content and communication services. Accedo offers a turnkey solution compatible with most IPTV platforms including a provisioning solution managed and run by Accedo Broadband which saves resources and reduces investment needs for the service provider.
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo Broadband has offices in Stockholm, Sweden and London, UK. For more information, visit www.accedo.tv.
Funspot® is an entertainment service from Accedo Broadband, available over a number of IPTV and online consumer electronics platforms. Funspot® contains a selection of TV-centric games and entertainment applications and is especially designed for an excellent user experience in front of the TV set.
Trademark Notice Accedo Broadband, Accedo Application Portfolio and Funspot® are trademark / register mark of Accedo Broadband AB.