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Dutch incumbent picks Accenture to improve service performance and deliver interactive TV service to multiple devices

Accenture Wins Video Deal at KPN

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NEW YORK -- KPN (NYSE: KPN), one of the leading telecommunications and ICT service providers in the Netherlands, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop and maintain innovative television services based on the Accenture Video Solution. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the agreement, Accenture will improve service performance and deliver KPN’s interactive TV service to multiple devices (TV, tablets and smartphones). Using Accenture’s software-based open architecture, KPN is able to offer a unique viewing experience. This new integrated solution will add features to the market leading iTV and iTV Online services that KPN offers to the Dutch retail and wholesale markets.

KPN’s iTV Online Services leverage KPN’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) for content streaming. The CDN provides various business-to-business and consumer services using the latest technology and is built to stringent network standards that translate into improved picture stability and a best-in-class adaptive streaming services for KPN’s clients.

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