Accedo Broadband to deliver IPTV games to Greek telecom operator OTE
Stockholm, Sweden – 7 October 2008 – Accedo Broadband today announced the inclusion of its state-of-the-art IPTV gaming applications in the Conn-X IPTV services, to be supplied by the tier one Hellenic Telecommunications Organization in Greece, OTE SA.
A wide selection of attractive casual games from the Accedo Application Portfolio will be included in the TV-package. Exciting games from categories such as arcade, board, puzzles and card games will be rolled out to OTE’s entire IPTV subscriber base.
Michael Lantz, CEO of Accedo said: “We are proud that OTE, yet another tier one telecom operator, has chosen Accedo. Accedo’s casual gaming solution has proven carrier-grade quality and scales easily to millions of IPTV game users. The Greek IPTV market is one of the most promising and fast growing markets in the world, and we are excited to launch the initial game service in the near future.”
OTE is creating a very compelling IPTV offer, where interactive services such as games play a key, differentiating role. The selection of Accedo games available for OTE subscribers will be constantly updated based on interest and demand from OTE customers.
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, for example, 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 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.