Traditional Cable and Wireless Brands Are Catching Up to Big Tech and Digital Brands in Terms of Customer Affinity, According to Accenture’s “Global Keep Me Index”

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2019 – Customer affinity toward traditional communications and media companies is closing the gap with that for big tech and digital companies, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN)
December 11, 2019

Accenture Names John Walsh Group Chief Executive — Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Omar Abbosh

NEW YORK; Nov. 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed John Walsh as group chief executive — Communications, Media & Technology, effective today. He succeeds Omar Abbosh, who will remain with the company through Feb. 29, 2020. 
November 01, 2019

Accenture Enables Network Operators to Implement 5G and Fiber Strategies with Launch of New Cloud-Based Network Decision Platform

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS, LOS ANGELES; Oct. 22, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched its Network Decision Platform, a cloud-based solution that provides communications network operators with an integrated, end-to-end view of fifth-generation (5G), fiber and traditional mobile communications services.
October 22, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide for Eighth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been recognized by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide*. The company is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.
September 03, 2019

Channel 4 Extends “All 4” Partnership with Accenture in Leeds

LEEDS, England; Aug. 27, 2019 – Accenture today announced it has extended its collaboration with Channel 4 to help establish new opportunities to bring further innovation to the broadcaster’s award-winning streaming platform, “All 4”, within its new National HQ in Leeds.
August 27, 2019

Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Asia-Pacific Hesitant to Embrace Digital Platforms, Accenture Study Finds

BEIJING, TOKYO and JAKARTA, Indonesia; Aug. 20, 2019 – Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are hesitant to embrace digital tools, citing issues including inadequate support, high costs and complexity as leading barriers to adoption, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 20, 2019

Accenture Acquires Northstream, Stockholm-Based Consultancy to Communications Service Providers

STOCKHOLM; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Northstream, a Stockholm-based consultancy to communications service providers (CSPs) and networking services vendors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 05, 2019

Entrepreneur and Futurist will.i.am and Accenture’s Omar Abbosh Co-Host Podcast Series About Continuous Business Re-invention

SAN FRANCISCO; May 30, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched a podcast series with multi-faceted tech entrepreneur, futurist and investor will.i.am about how successful businesses are harnessing disruption to prosper. 
 
May 30, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 25, 2019

Accenture and Verizon Win Global Telecoms Award for Intelligent Customer Engagement Solution

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) have won a Global Telecoms (“Glotel”) Award for their collaboration on an innovative customer service solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent analytics to help Verizon customers resolve issues quickly and easily.
February 14, 2019