Accedo and Vestel partner to bring applications to Vestel TV devicesMonday, September 5th, 2011
BERLIN — Accedo Broadband and Vestel (Istanbul: VESTL) have announced a partnership to bring Accedo’s applications and services to Vestel TV devices and jointly drive the development of attractive applications and services.
Accedo’s portfolio of TV applications and services has been deployed on numerous TV platforms. Accedo works with leading media and service companies, in addition to internal innovation, to bring the best possible application experience for TV consumers.
“We’re thrilled to establish a partnership with Vestel,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “From a market leading position in Turkey, it has established itself as a challenger on the international TV market, which has embraced Internet Connected TVs fully.”
“Accedo’s experience and knowledge of the TV industry made them an ideal partner for us,” said Hakan Kutlu, Deputy General Manager responsible for Marketing, Vestel. “Consumers want all types of Internet content in their living rooms and TV remains the most desired device for consuming the digital media. With Accedo applications, Vestel connected TVs will increase technology and innovation to meet consumer demands.”
The first Accedo applications on Vestel TVs will be launched Q4 2011, with further applications and services to be introduced in 2012.