Accedo launches Funspot® game service on Telenet digital TV
Mechelen, Belgium 27 October 2009 –Today Accedo Broadband announced the launch of the Funspot® game service for the Telenet digital TV service in Belgium.
Telenet runs the largest Cable TV service in Belgium and is known in the market as an innovator which introduces new interactive TV products and services. Telenet launched its Digital TV service in 2005 and as of June 30 2009 had more than 854.000 subscribers.
“We’re very excited about launching the Funspot® game service on Telenet Digital TV,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We believe that Accedo’s market leading portfolio of casual games will be very popular in the Belgian market.”
“At Telenet, we are firm believers in interactive TV services,” commented Benny Salaets, Vice President Product Marketing Television at Telenet. “Games add value to the digital TV platform and we believe that Accedo’s Funspot® game portfolio will be successful.”
The Funspot® game service for Telenet is available to Telenet subscribers as of October 26, 2009.
ABOUT ACCEDO BROADBAND
Accedo Broadband is the leading provider of applications for IPTV and Connected TV. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available application store for IPTV and Connected TV containing, for example, IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, social media 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.
Telenet is Belgium’s leading provider of broadband cable services. It focuses on providing cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services, mainly to private customers in Flanders and Brussels. Furthermore, it provides corporate services under the Telenet Solutions brand name in Belgium and Luxembourg. Telenet is listed at the Euronext Brussels stock exchange.