Accenture Named a Leader in IT Services for Communications Service Providers by Leading Research Firm for Ninth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Sept. 23, 2020 – For the ninth consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader among information technology (IT) services providers to the communications industry by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company.
September 23, 2020

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

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

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.
September 14, 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.
July 02, 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.
June 20, 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.  
May 22, 2018

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. 
November 15, 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 22, 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.
 
October 09, 2017