Accedo and UNE bring IPTV games to Colombia
Medellin, Colombia December 17, 2009 – Accedo Broadband and UNE today announced the launch of an IPTV game service for all the UNE IPTV users in Colombia.
The UNE TV service is the largest IPTV service in South America with more than 70.000 subscribers throughout Colombia. The ground breaking IPTV service was launched in 2008 and has received plenty of media attention for its innovative features and successful roll-out.
“Were very excited about launching a casual game service with UNE,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We believe that the South American TV market will change rapidly the coming five years with the introduction of IPTV and we”re happy to join forces with UNE to launch this IPTV game service”.
The service has been integrated into the UNE IPTV solution by Union Electrica, one of the leading system integrators in Colombia.
The UNE game service for IPTV is available to UNE TV subscribers as of December 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.
Read more about Accedo on www.accedo.tv.
About Unión Eléctrica
Unión Eléctrica is an organization that offers integral solutions in the design, supplying and installation for the telecommunications, energy, automation and electronic security sectors among others. Our solutions in telecommunications allow us to connect our world with the universe, transmitting, connecting, processing, managing and storing data; both voice and video, so that the people are always in contact with each other. All our solutions are integrated, and supported with a motivated and enabled staff, plus the outpost technological infrastructure, with both active and passive equipment of a complete generation, with specialized precision and testing equipment. High service quality that adapts to the necessities of your specific company and the endorsement of our experience that guarantees the high quality of our work.
Please visit www.uniongr.com.
UNE-EPM Telecomunicaciones is a public company, fully owned by Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) S.A. UNE-EPM provides information and communications technologies to its customers throughout Colombia, including fixed and public telephony, long distance calls, prepaid cards for Colombia and international calls, data transmission, Internet, content services and TV subscriptions. Its asset and sales positions it as one of the largest companies in Colombia and its longstanding experience and support provide a competitive advantage for delivery of high quality services and the most advanced technology.
For more information about UNE, visit www.une.com.co.