Consumers’ Purchases of Computers and Mobile Phones Will Decline While Purchases of Newer Consumer Technologies Will Soar, New Accenture Survey Finds

Consumers’ Purchases of Computers and Mobile Phones Will Decline While Purchases of Newer Consumer Technologies Will Soar, New Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK;  Jan. 4, 2011 –  A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey predicts that consumer purchase rates for personal computers and mobile phones (excluding smartphones) will decline by 39 percent and 56 percent this year compared with last year, respectively. By contrast, buying rates of 3DTVs (three-dimensional TVs) are expected to rise 500 percent; tablet computers 160 percent; ebook readers 133 percent; and smartphones 26 percent.
 

January 04, 2011

Accenture Broadens Digital Relationship With Universal Music Group

Accenture Broadens Digital Relationship With Universal Music Group
LONDON; Dec. 7, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) is expanding its relationship with the Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s largest music company, following a successful, two-year collaboration to develop and deploy Accenture’s Digital Supply Chain Platform.
December 07, 2010

Accenture Announces Deployment of Digital Diagnostics Solution to Cloud at Microsoft 2010 Asia High Tech Summit

Accenture Announces Deployment of Digital Diagnostics Solution to Cloud at Microsoft 2010 Asia High Tech Summit
TOKYO; Oct. 14, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is deploying its digital diagnostics engine, which scans websites to identify performance problems and structural deficiencies, into the Windows Azure platform.  Accenture is deploying the diagnostic engine through Accenture Interactive, the company’s digital marketing, marketing analytics and media management business.
October 13, 2010

Accenture to Restore, Digitize and Archive the Barbara Walters Video Collection for The Paley Center for Media

Accenture to Restore, Digitize and Archive the Barbara Walters Video Collection for The Paley Center for Media
NEW YORK; June 3, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide The Paley Center for Media with services to restore, digitize and archive highlights of the video collection of American broadcast journalist Barbara Walters. The announcement was made yesterday at Accenture’s  Women’s Leadership Forum, which was held at The Paley Center for Media in New York and attended by nearly 100 women leaders in the communications, high-tech and media industries. 
June 03, 2010

Accenture Introduces Over-The-Top TV Solution

Accenture Introduces Over-The-Top TV Solution
LAS VEGAS; April 12, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today introduced a new set of capabilities to help communication, entertainment and retail companies address the growing consumer demand for “anytime” video services. The announcement was made at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show.
April 12, 2010

Greater Collaboration Between Wireless Carriers and Non-Mobile Industries Needed to Meet Consumers’ Desire for Mobile Connectivity, Accenture and GSMA Studies Find

Greater Collaboration Between Wireless Carriers and Non-Mobile Industries Needed to Meet Consumers’ Desire for Mobile Connectivity, Accenture and GSMA Studies Find
BARCELONA; Feb. 15, 2010 – Consumers say that mobile connectivity in devices connected to the Internet make their lives richer and more enjoyable, but wireless carriers and corporations need to collaborate closely to accelerate widespread availability of embedded mobile devices and services to be valuable to consumers, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the GSMA. 
February 15, 2010

Engaging and Interacting with Consumers Directly is New Battleground For Media and Entertainment Industry, Accenture Survey Finds

Engaging and Interacting with Consumers Directly is New Battleground For Media and Entertainment Industry, Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; Jan. 20, 2010 –Media and entertainment companies are reinventing themselves by making major investments in digital technologies that will allow them to engage directly with consumers to drive revenue growth, a new survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) shows.
January 20, 2010

Leading Analyst Firm Names Accenture Among Worldwide Market Share Leaders in the Telecommunications Software Management Systems (TOMS) Marketplace in 2006-2008

Leading Analyst Firm Names Accenture Among Worldwide Market Share Leaders in the Telecommunications Software Management Systems (TOMS) Marketplace in 2006-2008
NEW YORK, July 14, 2009 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that top independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has recognized Accenture as a worldwide 2008 market share leader in three critical solution categories, as reported in its Telecommunications Software Management Systems (TOMS) market share 2006-2008 study (source: Gartner, Inc. "Market Share: Telecom Operations Management Systems (BSS, OSS and SDP), Worldwide, 2006-2008" by Martina Kurth et al., 5 May 2009). Gartner’s TOMS study ranks the top 50 telecom operations management system vendors worldwide.
July 14, 2009

Television Viewing Becomes Increasingly Fragmented as Overall Consumption Grows, Accenture Global Survey Finds

Television Viewing Becomes Increasingly Fragmented as Overall Consumption Grows, Accenture Global Survey Finds
NEW YORK; April 20, 2009 – Consumers are increasingly watching television content on multiple platforms, contributing to the fragmentation of the traditional viewing experience, according to findings from Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) second annual Global Broadcast Consumer Survey.  Although the consumption of broadcast television content continues to grow, viewers are adapting quickly to new choices that change how, when and where they watch programming.
April 20, 2009

Accenture to Acquire Origin Digital, Expanding Capabilities in Media, Entertainment and Communications Industries

NEW YORK; May 14, 2008 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Origin Digital, Inc., a privately held New Jersey-based company that provides rich video capture, transformation and delivery services to content owners.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
May 14, 2008