Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Aug. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).
August 01, 2017

Canadians Want More Regulatory Review of Emerging Technologies, Accenture Study Finds

TORONTO; May 24, 2017 – Canadians prioritize regulatory reviews of drones, autonomous vehicles and online user agreements above those of other emerging technologies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that weighs Canadian attitudes on government regulation of emergent technology-enabled products and services.
May 24, 2017

Accenture and the University of Dresden Collaborate to Identify Real-World Sustainable Scenarios for 5G

DRESDEN, Germany; May 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the 5G Lab Germany at Technische Universität Dresden are collaborating to create sustainable use cases that will help accelerate the adoption of 5G mobile networks – which is expected to generate economic and societal benefits for communities globally – and to maximise business opportunities for 5G. 
May 11, 2017

Accenture Expands Telecommunications Network Practice with the Appointment of George Nazi as Global Network Practice Lead

LONDON; May 2, 2017 – Accenture today announced the appointment of George Nazi as global network practice lead within the company’s Communications, Media & Technology operating group. In this role, George is responsible for all aspects of Accenture’s Network practice defining the go-to-market approach, shaping the strategy, and designing and executing on all Accenture’s network offerings. In addition, he oversees the carrier transformation and innovation portfolio of offerings, helping Accenture's clients address the huge transformation changes in network technology across business disciplines.
May 02, 2017

SmartStory Technologies, URU, VirtualApt and Visit.org Named as Accenture ConsumerTech Champions

NEW YORK; Mar. 2, 2017 – By demonstrating a strong commitment to innovation, four early-stage technology start-ups – SmartStory Technologies, URU, VirtualApt and Visit.org – have received Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in New York. The awards recognize start-ups that are enhancing the way organizations engage with millennials – with a focus on excellence in customer experience and personalization; on innovative ways to increase sales revenue, improve product sourcing and delivery; and on helping to enable a more digital workforce. 
March 02, 2017

Consumer Purchases of Smartphones Expected to Rebound This Year, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 4, 2017 – After dropping to a three-year low last year, consumer purchases of smartphones are expected to rebound this year, fueled by better security, new functions, improved performance and device refresh schedules, a global Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey finds. 
January 04, 2017

M6 Publicité and M6 Web Select Accenture’s New Advertising Offering, Powered by Artificial Intelligence, To Target Ads More Effectively

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2016 – M6 Publicité and M6 Web, Group M6 subsidiaries, have chosen the Accenture Video Analytics offering that uses artificial intelligence to more accurately predict customer advertising preferences and serve targeted ads more effectively. M6 Group is the second largest private TV Group in France with major traditional TV channels such as M6, W9, and 6ter, as well as 6play, a free digital TV platform.
December 13, 2016

Microsoft Awards Accenture Seven-Year Contract Extension for Finance, Accounting and Procurement Business Process Services

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2016 – Microsoft has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services. Accenture will leverage artificial intelligence, automation and analytics capabilities to deliver better business insights and help Microsoft increase productivity and efficiency.
December 12, 2016

Etisalat Digital and Accenture Sign MOU to Lead Digital Transformation in the Region

DUBAI; Oct. 18, 2016 – Etisalat, through its newly established Etisalat Digital, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Accenture at the Gitex Technology Week 2016, to collaborate in the digital solutions arena to enable ICT and digital transformation in the region. The two parties will work together combining Etisalat Digital’s technology platforms and solutions with Accenture’s business knowledge, solutions and expertise to deliver leading capabilities, assets and technologies. This commercial agreement will allow Etisalat and Accenture to provide large enterprise clients with end-to-end digital solutions and guide them through a transformational journey from design to rapid delivery resulting in tangible business results. 
October 19, 2016

Accenture Video Solution Selected as Strategic Over-the-Top Platform by BT TV

LONDON; Sept. 7, 2016 – BT TV has selected the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) platform to support its current and future BT TV offerings, including BT Sport. The Accenture-developed software platform provides numerous services that support both live streaming and video-on-demand, delivering a high-quality user experience across multiple devices including smartphones, tablets and computers. Once deployed, the platform will enable BT TV to provide personalized experiences at scale, reaching a broad audience with numerous video offerings.
September 07, 2016