Accedo TV Everywhere Powers Snap by Sky on Android
Stockholm, 1st April 2014 –Accedo, the global market leader in TV application solutions, today announced that its TV Everywhere (TVE) solution is powering the latest deployment of Sky Deutschland’s Snap by Sky service for Android devices.
Accedo’s TVE Solution provides a comprehensive solution for media companies and pay TV operators to launch multiscreen applications. It is available on any device, including mobile, tablet, game consoles and Smart TVs, and is pre-integrated with leading video platforms.
Snap by Sky, which was launched at the end of 2013, is available to existing customers, as well as non-Sky subscribers, offers access to thousands of titles on demand from the Sky collection. This latest deployment enables viewers to access that same great content on their Android mobile device: from April, Snap is available for the Samsung smartphones GALAXY S III and GALAXY S4, as well as tablets GALAXY Tab 2 and GALAXY Tab 3.
“We are expanding our co-operation with Accedo and its TV-everywhere solution by adding support for Android devices,” commented Mauro Di Pietro Paolo, Senior Vice President Information Technology, Sky Deutschland. “Given the requirement for a fast time to market and proven solution, Accedo was a natural choice to partner with.”
“There is a growing demand from consumers for high quality entertainment on multiple devices, including mobile phones,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “We are pleased to be working with Sky Deutschland expand its service to Android devices.”
The service is supported by Accedo AppGrid™, a cloud-based solution, which includes an intuitive management User Interface, to manage, configure and analyze the application.
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. Accedo’s cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets.
Accedo is a privately held company founded in 2004 by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, New York, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney, Santiago de Chile, and Cologne.