Broadcast, entertainment (television, music and movie), print, publishing and portal companies
September 14, 2018

Accenture and Mediaset Extend Collaboration to Further Enhance the Media Company’s Infinity Video Service

IBC SHOW, AMSTERDAM; Sept. 14, 2018 – Mediaset has extended its collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) through a multi-year agreement to use Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for the delivery of over-the-top video and related services on Infinity, Mediaset’s popular paid streaming content service, that Accenture helped the company launch in 2013.
July 02, 2018

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert E. Sell

NEW YORK; July 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Omar Abbosh group chief executive - Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018.
June 20, 2018

Accenture Chosen to Help KPN Enhance the Customer Experience of Its iTV Video Services

THE HAGUE, Netherlands; June 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping KPN enhance the customer experience by providing the telecommunications company with the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) – a hybrid internet protocol television and over-the-top platform – for the delivery of video and related services. The five-year agreement enables KPN to continue to scale its video business while providing new capabilities to accelerate innovation in an increasingly competitive market.
May 22, 2018

Accenture Provides Video Platform for Turner’s OTT products

LONDON; May 22, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Turner is using the Accenture Video Solution platform to help manage and operate some of the company’s over-the-top content (OTT) products. This includes FilmStruck, the recently launched movie streaming service in the UK, and Cartoon Network TV Everywhere (TVE) in Asia Pacific.  
November 15, 2017

Seasoned Ericsson Executive Anders Lindblad Joins Accenture as Communications & Media Industry Lead for Europe

ROME; Nov. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Anders Lindblad, a 20-year veteran of Ericsson, as Communications & Media industry lead for Europe, effective immediately. In his new role, Lindblad is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients form and deliver large-scale transformation programs. 
October 22, 2017

Cricket Hong Kong Announces Digital and Streaming Collaboration with Accenture and Cricket Australia to Power Hong Kong World Sixes and Hong Kong T20 Blitz

HONG KONG; Oct. 23, 2017 – Cricket Hong Kong has entered into a partnership with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cricket Australia to bring a new digital experience to cricket fans in Hong Kong and around the world during the Hong Kong World Sixes (28-29 Oct.) and Hong Kong T20 Blitz (6-11 Feb. 2018).
October 09, 2017

Accenture Acquires IBB Consulting to Expand Strategy Capabilities for Communications, Media & Technology Clients

NEW YORK; Oct. 9, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired IBB Consulting, a premier strategy consulting firm that helps leading broadband and mobile operators, media companies and technology providers identify emerging industry shifts, adapt to market changes and capitalize on new business and technology opportunities. IBB Consulting will strengthen Accenture’s ability to design business and technology strategies to create future value, drive new growth and transform operations for clients in the Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) industries, as they seek to become fully digital businesses.
 
August 27, 2017

Accenture Appoints Giorgio Migliarina, Former Telekom Malaysia CTO, as Communications & Media Industry Lead for Asia-Pacific

Singapore; Aug. 23, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Giorgio Migliarina as Communications & Media industry lead for Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective immediately. In his new role, Migliarina is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients shape and deliver large-scale company transformation programs. 
August 01, 2017

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).
April 28, 2016

Accenture Enables Mediaset Premium to Deliver Champions League Football Matches Over the Internet to More Than One Million Viewers

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Italy’s largest commercial TV broadcaster, Mediaset, to deliver UEFA Champions League football matches – using a new, online “over-the-top” Internet video service – to more than one million consumers.