Accedo Broadband Selected by LG Electronics to keep
Facebook and Twitter users connected
Hong Kong, March 1 2011 – Accedo Broadband, the leading provider of Connected TV applications, has announced that LG Electronics (LG) selected Accedo to develop Facebook and Twitter applications for LG Smart TVs.
““We are happy to be working with LG to develop and launch Facebook and Twitter for LG Smart TV.” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “Bringing two of the world’s most popular social web sites to the living room provides an excellent showcase for the potential of the smart TV platform”.
“Accedo has deep experience with connected TV applications, and particularly the LG Smart TV platform. Accedo was a logical choice when we decided to launch TV applications” said Il-geun Kwon, Head of LCD TV Lab. “Their pragmatic approach and dedication to deadlines made it possible for us launch the two applications globally within a short timeframe.
Facebook and Twitter for LG Smart TV are now available in over 100 countries and 30 languages on 2010 and 2011 LG Smart TVs. Facebook users can see the latest updates, photos and videos from their friends. Twitter followers can see the latest tweets and send their own updates via the onscreen keyboard.
About Accedo Broadband
Accedo Broadband is the leading provider of applications for IPTV and Connected TV. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available application store for IPTV and Connected TV containing, for example, IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, VOD, live TV, music, karaoke, lifestyle, sports, weather, social media and communication services. Accedo’s Funspot gaming service is the most widely deployed IPTV gaming service in the world
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson primarily backed by Swedish VC Industrifonden. Accedo Broadband is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Sunnyvale, Hong Kong and Sydney.
For more information, visit www.accedobroadband.com.
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