Accedo selected as Preferred Developer Consultant for Facebook ® Platform
Palo Alto, 7 March 2011 – Accedo Broadband, the leading provider of app stores and applications for IPTV and Connected TV, today announced that it has been selected as a Preferred Developer Consultant for Facebook applications.
Facebook launched Facebook Platform in May 2007 to enable developers and entrepreneurs to access the core features of Facebook through a set of powerful APIs. Facebook Platform enables companies and developers to build apps or integrations that can potentially reach an audience of more than 500 million people.
“We are excited about this sign of confidence in our ability of deploying TV apps which integrate with the Facebook Platform” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We plan for further innovation in the area of social TV, and see plenty of possibilities of adding attractive functionality to most of the apps in our portfolio.”
Accedo is working with TV operators, CE manufacturers, TV platforms and media companies to create advanced TV applications, which integrate with Facebook. Applications are both stand-alone apps and integrated apps with contextual functionality and are compliant with all major IPTV middlewares and Connected TV solutions.
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, catch-up TV, VOD, music, sports, lifestyle, news, 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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