Accedo Broadband introduces App Store for IPTV

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

STOCKHOLM — Accedo Broadband today announced the release of the Accedo App Store for IPTV.

The App Store functionality allows consumers to access their favourite IPTV applications directly in the living room with a remote control. The user interface and branding of the store can be completely customised to seamlessly blend in with service provider and broadcaster user interfaces.

“We’re very excited about the launch the Accedo IPTV App Store,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We believe that it is a great added value for consumers all over the world to get access to additional applications for their IPTV service”.

The App Store follows Accedo’s multiplatform strategy and is available for integration with all major IPTV middlewares and platforms. Applications can be made available to end users free of charge, as a subscription or a one-off fee. The App Store makes full use of the features of the Accedo Application Provisioning Solution, including Dynamic Content Rendering, Statistics and Usage History, Application Recommendations, Promotional Support, Accedo EasyPay and more.

“We already have a great selection of applications available for the App Store ranging from games and information services to social media and video services,” Michael Lantz continues. “The App Store is designed to be a flexible and open marketplace and we are actively partnering with application providers over the world who want to reach into IPTV.”

Accedo will present the Accedo App Store and a selection of applications at Accedo’s stand #621 in the IPTV Zone at IBC in Amsterdam September 11-15.