Funspot® casual gaming service launched on Philips Net TV
Stockholm, Sweden, May 13 2009 – Accedo Broadband today announced the inclusion of its market-leading Funspot® casual game service on Net TV, the innovative new Connected TV feature from Philips Consumer Lifestyle.
A wide selection of attractive casual games from Accedo’s Funspot® portfolio will be available for users of the Philips Net TV. Casual gaming appeals to all age groups and works well with a ten foot user experience and remote control interaction. New games and features will be added over time based on user interest and popularity.
“We are very excited to be working with Philips, bringing Net TV services to Philips TVs across Europe.” said Michael Lantz, CEO of Accedo Broadband. “We share Philips’s vision of the online living room and the possibility of over-the-top distribution of content and services to Connected TVs. By bringing a range of online services to the TV, consumers will have access to their favourite web content on the TV.”
Philips has announced availability of the Net TV feature in several TV models with availability all over Europe as of now. Read more about Net TV on www.philips.com.
About Accedo Broadband
Accedo Broadband is a leading provider of interactive content and applications for IPTV and Connected TV. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available multi-platform portfolio of IPTV and Connected TV content and applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing, for example, IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, Web 2.0 and communication services. Accedo’s Funspot® gaming service is the most widely deployed IPTV gaming service in the world.
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.