Accenture Enables Italian OTT Soccer

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has collaborated with Italian TV broadcaster Mediaset to deliver UEFA Champions League football matches using a ...

Accenture: TV Sets Losing Ground to Multiscreen Devices
Accenture: TV Sets Losing Ground to Multiscreen Devices
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has collaborated with Italian TV broadcaster Mediaset to deliver UEFA Champions League football matches using a new over-the-top (OTT) Internet video service to more than 1 million consumers.

Mediaset Premium Play soccer service has drawn more than 600,000 unique monthly visitors to Mediaset Premium's multi-device service, doubling the number of visitors since the service was made available last July. Mediaset Premium Play is available for consumers in Italy on more than 300 different device models such as smartphones, tablet PCs, set-top boxes, connected TVs, and game consoles.

Mediaset Premium's Play service combines the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services (AWS) cloud with Accenture's cloud-based Video Solution (AVS) platform, which is designed to deliver video content to IPTV and OTT set-top boxes, PCs, smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles.

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