Accenture Consumer Survey Finds Addressable Screens Reshaping the Entertainment Landscape

New York; April 4, 2014 – Consumer viewing of TV programming and movies over the Internet is growing, according to a new survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The demand for more devices and more online content, as well as consumers’ willingness to pay for better access to content, is reshaping the media and entertainment landscape.
April 04, 2014

Accenture and Orange Business Services Collaborate To Drive Cloud Computing Transformation for Large Enterprises

PARIS; April 3, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Orange Business Services, a major communications service provider that offers  cloud infrastructure services, have formed an alliance to support large enterprises with their cloud strategy and the transformation of their infrastructure and applications to cloud-based models. This alliance will begin by targeting French businesses before approaching companies in other European countries where Accenture does not have existing alliances with other providers.
April 03, 2014

Accenture Builds On-Demand Entertainment Service for Mediaset

MILAN; April, 2, 2014 – Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, has turned to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and television shows on-demand to a wide array of IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles.
April 02, 2014

Accenture and KPN Develop Google Glass™ Proof of Concept for Television Applications

NEW YORK; Feb. 23, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and KPN (NYSE: KPN), one of the leading telecommunications and information communications technology service providers in the Netherlands, have developed a proof of concept using Google Glass and the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) for interactive television viewing, storage and control that has the potential to greatly enrich the TV user experience. While not yet developed as a commercial product, the companies are exploring the potential applications of wearable technologies for television viewers.
February 23, 2014

Accenture Delivers Multi-Platform Video Services to BT Sport

LONDON; Dec. 17, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has delivered an end-to-end video solution spanning live streaming, video-on-demand, mobile app development and cloud services to the UK’s newest broadcast venture, BT Sport. The multi-platform, broadband-based TV channel was launched on August 1 ahead of the start of the Barclays Premier League football season.
December 17, 2013

Accenture to Create Global E-Book Fulfillment Platform for HarperCollins

NEW YORK; Oct. 30, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that working in partnership with other vendors, it has built and will operate an end-to-end e-commerce and direct to consumer distribution solution for HarperCollins Publishers e-books globally. The project will commence with the launch of HarperCollins’ and today, with Accenture supporting future efforts as they develop.
October 30, 2013

Consumers Taking Control of Their Entertainment Ecosystems, Accenture Survey Finds

New York; April 8, 2013 – Consumers are increasingly taking control of their entertainment experience, multitasking while watching television, integrating second screen devices into their viewing experience, and viewing more Internet-based content, according to a new survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 08, 2013

Accenture Selected by KPN to Deliver Innovative Television Services to the Dutch Market

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2012 – KPN (NYSE: KPN), one of the leading telecommunications and ICT service providers in the Netherlands, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and maintain innovative television services based on the Accenture Video Solution. Financial terms were not disclosed.
December 11, 2012

Accenture Strengthens Digital Marketing Capabilities With Acquisition of avVenta Worldwide

NEW YORK; Oct. 9, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired avVenta Worldwide, a provider of digital production services to leading brands and agencies across multiple industries. The acquisition, which closed today, strengthens the broad range of marketing services Accenture provides to chief marketing officers (CMOs) – from the development of marketing strategy to the management of marketing systems and campaigns. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
October 09, 2012

U.S. Consumers Receptive to Social Media Appearing on Their TV Screens, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; April 16, 2012 – Social media is showing signs of connecting with TV viewers as nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of U.S. consumers surveyed recall seeing social media symbols such as Facebook “Likes” while watching television, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study. Moreover, one in three viewers (33 percent) have interacted with social media after seeing a social media symbol on their TV screen.
April 16, 2012