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Accedo powers TVO and TVOkids

by Anthony Weaver
to share documentaries, current affairs journalism and children’s entertainment across CanadaStockholm, Sweden, 4th October 2022 –  Global video solutions provider, Accedo, has partnered with TVO, a Canadian digital learning and media organization, to launch two new OTT video services for its documentaries, series, current affairs journalism, and children’s content. TVO and TVOkids have been deployed using Accedo One, an award-winning, cloud-based SaaS platform that enables companies to build, manage, and grow impactful video services across all major platforms and devices.
As a social impact charity, TVO is offering viewers its OTT services free of charge in an advertising-free environment, providing Canadians uninterrupted access to a mix of entertainment, news, and learning content that changes lives and enriches communities. TVO and TVOkids have been launched on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, and Android TV.
By leveraging the native apps and fully configurable user experiences provided by Accedo One, TVO and TVOkids were launched to market in a very short time. Accedo One also enables TVO to easily manage the user interface of its services and curate content on the fly using a powerful WYSIWYG editor. An extensive marketplace of expert partner vendors makes it easy to integrate with other parts of the video ecosystem and enables TVO to scale its services as needs and market dynamics evolve.
Owen Lambert, VP of Digital & Innovation at TVO, explains, “TVO’s strategic vision for the future is focused on meeting our audiences within the digital platforms they love most. As a social impact organization that creates new video content every day, we wanted to ensure viewers across Canada could enjoy easy and free access to their favourite documentaries, current affairs programming, and children’s entertainment. Accedo helped us to quickly reach multiple platforms that feature engaging user experiences.”
Mrugesh Desai, VP North America, Accedo, explains, “With its OTT video services, TVO is giving consumers more ways to engage with its educational and informative programming, completely free of charge. We wanted to provide the client with a quick route to market while also ensuring the seamless delivery of content in an engaging and easy-to-navigate user experience. By leveraging Accedo One, TVO will also be able to keep evolving its services over time by integrating new partner vendors and features based on what its customers show they need.”
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About Accedo
Accedo helps the world’s leading video service providers deliver and grow engaging video experiences. Over the past 15+ years, we have developed a deep understanding of the video service ecosystem that helps us deliver scalable solutions for clients of all shapes and sizes. We provide a combination of the products and services needed to support our customers at every stage of the video business journey, from strategy and conception through to delivery and post-launch optimization. We help clients stay at the forefront of innovation by leveraging new technologies and business insights to gain and maintain a competitive edge.
Accedo was founded in 2004 and today has over 550 employees in 17 offices across the world. Clients include global organizations such as Globo, NBC Universal, Deutsche Telecom, Telefonica, Showtime, CNN, Tata Sky, and TVNZ.
Website: www.accedo.tv
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About TVO
TVO Media Education Group inspires learning that changes lives and enriches communities. Founded in 1970, we are a globally recognized digital learning organization that engages Ontarians of all ages with inclusive experiences and diverse perspectives. Through video, audio, games, courses, newsletters and articles, we’re investing in the transformative potential of education for everyone. Funded primarily by the Province of Ontario, TVO is a registered charity supported by thousands of sponsors and donors. For more information, visit TVO.meTVO.org and TVOkids.com.

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