Mediaset has turned to Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and TV shows on-demand to IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles.
Leveraging the Accenture Video Solution (AVS), Mediaset launched its new Over-the-top VOD streaming service Mediaset Infinity in December 2013. Mediaset selected Accenture because of its ability to launch the AVS software platform in only 12 weeks and cost-efficient turn-key Software-as-a-Service model.
“The capabilities of the Accenture Video Solution for packaging, licensing, distributing and monetizing video content across multiple viewing platforms are clearly helping Mediaset reach a broader consumer audience,” said Chiara Tosato, chief sales and marketing Officer, Mediaset Infinity.
“Within a challenging three-month timeframe, Accenture delivered an innovative, high-quality software platform, with a compelling Software-as-a-Service model, which positions us well to grow our business efficiently today and in the future.”
With the recent addition of BT Sport and Cricket Australia, AVS is now serving more than 10 million subscribers globally.