Huawei


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 […]

Huawei expands video offering with BBC Studios, SPI/FIlmBox, ZDF and others

Telecom equipment and smartphone giant Huawei has added content from multiple providers including BBC Studios, ZDF, Filmin, SPI/FilmBox and Rakuten TV to its Huawei Video service, which is being expanded to multiple new territories. Huawei Video is part of the Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) ecosystem and apps, which is being expanded as part of the […]

MWC operators sweat over Coronavirus threat but maintain show will go on

Mobile World Congress (MWC), one of the largest technology trade shows in the world, is under threat from the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus. With the death toll of the airborne virus now exceeding 520, many are concerned by the 100,000+ people from over 200 countries that are due to congregate in Barcelona at the […]

Honor launches first Huawei HarmonyOS smart TV

Following the announcement of its proprietary HarmonyOS, Huawei has announced the launch of the first smart TVs that will run the operating system. Released under its Honor brand, the Honor Vision and Honor Vision Pro will go on sale in China on August 15. Both will be equipped with a 55-inch 4K display and include […]

Flix Snip to launch in Italy and Spain on Huawei Video

Flix Snip, the short-form content app and VOD service, has announced a distribution partnership with Huawei that will see the platform offered as a part of the company’s Huawei Video service. The news follows the launch of Flix Snip in Russia on the MegaFon and Rostelecom telecoms services. Subscribers to Huawei Video in Spain and […]

Huawei ‘planning world first’ 8K 5G TV

Chinese technology giant Huawei plans to debut what is being described as the world’s first 5G TV, possibly this year, according to a report by Nikkei Asian Review. According to the report, citing unnamed sources, the TVs will be equipped with a 5G module that will enable them to download data-heavy content including 360° video […]

China mobile and Huawei partner for 8K VR over 5G demo

China Mobile and Huawei have partnered on what they claim is the first 8K live virtual-reality broadcast using a 5G network. China Mobile 5G Innovation Center and Huawei unveiled the demo at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, using Zhejiang Mobile’s 5G network. The test showed scenes of a lake captured by an 8K […]

Huawei launches OTT service in Spain and Italy

Huawei has launched its planned OTT TV service in Spain and Italy, focusing on users of its mobile devices in the two countries. Huawei Video, which has been available in Huawei’s home market of China for two years, comes in three variants – a subscription offering for €4.99 a month, a free-to-view variant and an […]

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