ACCESS Europe, a subsidiary of ACCESS, a global provider of advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies, has acquired NetRange, the global provider of white labeled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems.
The acquisition will bring together both companies’ products and solutions, including ACCESS Twine for Car and NetRange’s OS.CAR.
“The synergy between ACCESS and NetRange reflects the evolution of the automotive and media & entertainment industries. Both provide innovative, high quality services to consumers worldwide and support new use cases that are transforming our customers’ consumer offerings. The combination of ACCESS and NetRange solutions will enable automotive manufacturers to offer varied in-car infotainment solutions that adjust to the needs of drivers and passengers, while supporting new business models for traditional car companies and for the growing electric, hybrid and autonomous driving industry. Through this acquisition, ACCESS shows once again its ability to invest in creative technologies that respond to a strong future market need,” said Dr. Neale Foster, CEO at ACCESS Europe.
“From its inception in the early days of Smart TVs, NetRange has always prided itself on being a pioneer. This vision is echoed by ACCESS’ journey. We are looking forward to be part of the team to design solutions that meet consumer demand today and tomorrow,” added Jan Wendt, Founder of NetRange.