Accenture has acquired Digiplug S.A.S., a Paris-based provider of outsourced mobile-content repurposing and distribution services to the music and communications industries, from Faith Inc. of Kyoto, Japan. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Digiplug, based in France and founded in 1998, currently supplies music and video manufacturing and delivery services to major music labels as well as wireless carriers and mobile terminal device manufacturers around the world. The addition of Digiplug's expertise in digital content distribution is intended to build on Accenture's offerings of digital media solutions by adding a recognized, ready-to-market suite of technology and business services currently in use within the industry. According to Accenture, the acquisition of Digiplug is the first step in a larger effort to further strengthen and build Accenture Digital Media Services to provide acomprehensive suite of digital content services that are scalable globally. Accenture Digital Media Services will focus on helping companies that produce and distribute rich media content to optimize how they store, manufacture, distribute, track and exploit digital content while providing a consistent and personalized consumer experience.
(www.accenture.com/digiplug; www.digiplug.com; www.faith.co.jp/)