Online gaming available on Tele2 Vision
Tele2 and Accedo Broadband launch interactive game services
Amsterdam, 8 February 2007 – Tele2 today announces that it has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Accedo Broadband to launch the markets most advanced interactive IPTV games package. As of today Tele2 Vision subscribers can enjoy a wide range of entertainment games, such as Blackjack and Sudoku. The game service will be updated on a monthly basis.
Later this year Tele2 will also launch multiplayer games, which allow its customers to challenge family and friends with a Tele2 Vision subscription for an adventure or racing game.
“Online gaming is another extra feature of Tele2 Vision”, according to G”nther Vogelpoel, Managing Director Consumer, “Games are extremely popular and that is why we add this service to our existing offering. Accedo’s impressive portfolio of interactive content will guarantee us of a broad variety of games in the future.
“Tele2 Vision offers more than just television. With interactive services like Video on Demand and Missed a Program, Tele2 has premium content with increased choice and convenience for its subscribers. We are delighted and proud to be able to add value to this service by offering a selection of Accedo’s interactive games,” said Fredrik Andersson, VP Business Development at Accedo Broadband.
Tele2 and Accedo will make further integration of Accedo applications and services in order to further strengthen the Tele2 Vision product.
Tele2-Versatel is a trade name of Versatel Nederland B.V. Tele2-Versatel is a leading alternative to the former telecommunication incumbent’s in its target markets of the Netherlands and Belgium. The company is a full service supplier for the business, wholesale and residential market. Tele2-Versatel offers fixed and mobile telephony, broadband, data network services, IPTV and content services via their own infrastructure with state of the art network technology. Tele2-Vesatel customers profit of cheap and simple telecoms. News and information are available at www.versatel.nl or www.tele2.nl.
Accedo Broadband 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 IPTV applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing e.g. IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, weather and communication. Accedo offers a non-branded turnkey solution compatible with most IPTV platforms including a provisioning solution managed and run by Accedo 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 has offices in Stockholm, Sweden and London, UK. To learn more about Accedo Broadband and the Accedo Application Portfolio please visit www.accedo.tv.