Accedo and WorldMadeChannel partner to bring User Generated Content to the IPTV market
London – February 27, 2007 – Accedo Broadband, a leading aggregator of interactive applications for IPTV and consumer electronics, has partnered with WorldMadeChannel, the User Generated TV Channel, to bring a unique on-demand experience to IPTV.
The new joint offering will be demonstrated at Accedo’s booth #37 at IPTV World Forum 2007 in London March 5-7.
“WorldMadeChannel is a pioneer in bringing User Generated Content to traditional broadcast TV”, says Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We are very excited to work with them to transform the WorldMadeChannel offering into a unique, differentiating service of long tail on-demand content, suitable for the new possibilities of IPTV.”
The WorldMadeChannel On Demand service contains thousands of videos created by consumers all over the world, packaged for quick and intuitive usage on TV, with a clear and easily navigated user interface. The content is structured in categories such as Children, Animals, Nature and Sports, and is constantly updated with new videos, which have been selected through a quality and content validation process. It finally gives consumers the possibility to offer their own TV channel!
“We are very happy to work with Accedo for this joint IPTV On Demand offering. Accedo’s unique expertise in IPTV content and applications makes them our first choice in moving into this new exciting area”, says Margarita Lomova, CEO at WorldMadeChannel. “Our channel is created by the world’s consumers and the possibility to select which video to see at the time of your own choice, gives a significant added value.”
For more information, contact Michael Lantz, Accedo Broadband, +46 768 96 07 01 Margarita Lomova, WorldMadeChannel, +31 (0) 35 677 2191
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 applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing e.g. IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, weather and communication. 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. Accedo Broadband has offices in Stockholm, Sweden and London, UK.
To learn more about Accedo Broadband and the Accedo Application Portfolio please visit www.accedo.tv.
WorldMadeChannel is the only Entertainment channel based on 100% user-generated content ” the first international “home video” channel. WorldMadeChannel is broadcast via satellite, cable and IPTV in different markets, and all content is available internationally. WorldMadeChannel was founded 2004 by well-known, highly experienced TV production professionals and is based in Hilversum, Netherlands and Moscow, Russia.
For more information, visit www.worldmadechannel.tv.