Flix Snip launches dedicated short-form kids streamer

Short form streamer Flix Snip has launched a dedicated children’s content service. Flix Snip Kids will showcase a curated selection of age-appropriate mini-movies and series from around the world. The service promises to serve as an “alternative to today’s mainstream children content,” Flix Snip said. The service first launches on the Huawei Video platform. The […]

Huawei Video strikes deal with Clubbing TV

Chinese tech giant Huawei’s Huawei Video unit has struck an agreement with Clubbing TV to distribute the music channel across more than 60 countries in Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. The strategic partnership gives Huawei Video users access to Clubbing TV’s linear feed and video portfolio. Huawei Video subscribers will be able […]

Huawei appeals US ban

Chinese telco Huawei has formally asked a US court to overturn its ban in the country. The company was deemed a national security threat by former president Donald Trump as a part of his years-long campaign against China and Chinese influence in the US. This ban was then formalised by the Federal Communications Commission in […]

Merkel to back Deutsche Telekom Chinese campaign

German chancellor Angela Merkel will back Deutsche Telekom in its attempts to expand into China.  According to sources cited by WirtschaftsWoche, the German government “wants to help Telekom gain access to the mobile communications market in China.” This would not be an unprecedented move for Merkel, who previously provided a similar level of support for […]

Alchmie partners with Huawei for TVplayer GO! distribution

Content aggregation and distribution company Alchimie has announced a partnership with Huawei which will see millions of Huawei Video consumers have access to a number of factual SVOD channels. The partnership will see Alchimie’s TVplayer GO! App integrated with Huawei Video, which is available on all Huawei devices in thirteen countries across Europe, Scandinavia, Middle […]

Watch4 secures German and UK deals with Huawei

Advertising-supported streaming service Watch4 has secured a distribution agreement with smartphone giant Huawei for its TV service in Germany and the UK. The Watch4 service is now accessible on Huawei Video in Germany, while Watch4’s UK service W4Free is also now available on Huawei Video throughout the country. Both services provide Huawei customers with access to hundreds of hours of free content. […]

US designates Huawei and ZTE as national security threats in move which could impact UK’s 5G rollout

The US’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has formally designated Huawei and ZTE as national security threats in a decision that is likely to have serious fallout across the Atlantic for the UK’s gigabit broadband expansion plans. The Chinese companies have largely been persona-non-grata in the US since 2018, when the Trump administration banned government contractors […]

Dailymotion and Huawei Video sign tech deal

Video tech provider Dailymotion has announced a partnership with Huawei’s entertainment service. The global partnership will see Huawei Video integrate Dailymotion’s video player technology in its application. This tech package includes a white-label video player, a large volume of international and local video content via Dailymotion’s API as well as a monetisation solution of the […]

HEVC patent holder InterDigital makes peace with Huawei

Patent licensing body InterDigital has made peace with Chinese tech giant Huawei, with which it was battling in the courts over intellectual property violations and rate-setting, in a negotiated settlement that will see Huawei use InterDigital’s HEVC video compression patents, as well as patents covering mobile and WiFi technology. InterDigital, said that, with its patent […]

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