Accenture Expands Video Service Capabilities to Deliver Consumers More Personalized TV Experiences

AMSTERDAM; Sept. 11, 2015 – In a broad expansion of its video service capabilities, Accenture has launched innovative features that strengthen its Accenture Video Solution (AVS) platform. The company also signed a new agreement with Ooyala, a leading video solutions provider, that leverages the enhanced platform to deliver more advanced video offerings to broadcast, cable TV, digital media, and telecommunications service providers. The announcements coincide with this week’s International Broadcasters Conference (IBC 2015) in Amsterdam.
September 11, 2015

Accenture to Acquire S3 TV Technology to Help Video Service Providers Quickly Launch New Services and Expand Market Share

NEW YORK; September 8, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered S3 Group that delivers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers globally. S3 TV Technology is comprised of all the TV technology resources and assets of S3 Group. Accenture will integrate S3 TV Technology’s StormTest® automated testing platform and video consulting capabilities with Accenture Digital Video Services software and solutions, which is part of Accenture’s Communications, Media and Technology group. This new combination will help video service providers enhance the quality and performance of their services in an increasingly competitive and evolving market.
September 08, 2015

Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications for the Telecommunications Industry

NEW YORK; August 20, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching five advanced analytics applications for the telecommunications industry, equipping users with customized analytics insights that can empower them to make smarter, data-driven decisions. Developed through the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform – a scalable platform that develops industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications that are reusable, configurable and adaptable to meet the needs of each unique company and its individual users – the new analytics applications are designed to help telecommunications companies make more effective pricing, staffing, maintenance and planning decisions. 
August 20, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Aug. 11, 2015Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).
August 11, 2015

BT Pension Scheme re-appoints Accenture to serve its 300,000 members

LONDON; July 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an eight-year contract to continue to provide the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) with pension administration services. This contract is an extension to work Accenture has supported for the past 15 years.
July 30, 2015

Most Consumers Open to Password Alternatives to Protect Their Security on the Internet, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; July 13, 2015 – Signaling a potential change in a widespread practice, most consumers consider usernames and passwords cumbersome and are interested in using alternatives to them to protect their security on the Internet, according to new research from Accenture.
July 13, 2015

Accenture and Alcatel-Lucent Helping Telefonica Enhance Experience For Consumers in Europe and Latin America

NEW YORK & PARIS; April 7, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) have today announced a four-year agreement with Telefonica to deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Customer Experience Management software for Telefonica’s residential customers in  European and Latin American countries. As a result, customers will gain more control over their broadband experience, including self-help tools to reduce calls to customer care and shorten resolution times.
 
April 07, 2015

Communications Service Providers Are Well-Positioned to Play a Key Role in the Digital Ecosystem, Accenture Survey Indicates

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona; March 2, 2015 – The rapid growth in consumer demand for intelligent devices positions communications service providers (CSPs) to play a key role in the digital ecosystem, according to the Accenture report titled Engaging the Digital Customer in the New Connected World.
 
March 02, 2015

Accenture Collaborates with Wire and Wireless Co. in its “Travel Japan Wi-Fi” Initiative to Create Innovative Services for Tourists

TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2014 –  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. (Wi2) in the wireless service provider’s “Travel Japan Wi-Fi” initiative that will provide free Wi-Fi service to tourists in Japan and distribute helpful travel and tourism-related information to them on their smartphones and tablets.
 
December 11, 2014

Accenture and Huawei Enter Strategic Alliance Agreement to Offer Carrier Business Support Services and Enterprise Private Cloud Solutions

SHENZEN and BEIJING; Oct. 16, 2014 – Huawei and Accenture have formally entered into a strategic alliance agreement to develop and market innovative solutions to address customer requirements in both the communications service providers (CSPs) and enterprise ICT markets. 
 
October 16, 2014