Huawei and VSN sign partnership deal

Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding with Spanish technology company VSN to promote both companies’ products. The deal, which was signed at IBC, will see the companies offer a joint media asset management (MAM) solution – the core system used for digital media storage and management. Based on VSN’s Explorer platform and Huawei’s OceanStor […]

Huawei launches video-as-a-service offering

Huawei officially released its video-as-a-service solution to the industry at TV Connect 2016 in London today. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution is designed helps carriers quickly launch video services, reduce investment risk and shorten time-to-market. “By taking advantage of Huawei’s global content and application aggregation platform, operators are able to provide end-users with a diversified video […]

Etisalat and Huawei to launch UHD TV service

UAE-based telco Etisalat has partnered with Huawei to launch what they claim will be the first 4K Ultra High Definition TV service in the Middle East and Africa. The TV service will be available exclusively to Etisalat’s eLife customers in the UAE from the first quarter of 2016. Viewers will able to access a 4K […]

3 Screen Solutions certified by Huawei

Global infrastructure provider Huawei has certified software specialist 3 Screen Solutions as a technology and development partner. The move will see 3 Screen Solutions develop customised OTT and IPTV interfaces and applications for Huawei’s smart TVs, games consoles, set-top boxes and major smartphone platforms. According to 3 Screen Solutions, the partnership follows a certification process […]

Liberty Global unveils tech award winners

Huawei, Prodapt, Cisco, Alcatel Lucent and Dell took the prizes at cable giant Liberty Global’s annual vendor awards last week. The awards were revealed at the Liberty Global Technology Summit at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, just after last week’s IBC trade show. The award for Best Product and Service Quality was won by Huawei, […]

TDC and Huawei complete DOCSIS 3.1 tests

Danish telco and cable operator TDC and Huawei have completed early field test of DOCSIS 3.1, achieving transmission speeds of 840Mbps, the companies have revealed. Huawei and TDC announced the successful completion of the trials at ANGA COM last week. Huawei supplied its distributed CCAP platform along with consumer premises equipment based on the ST […]

EE and BBC trial 4G broadcast at FA Cup Final

UK mobile operator EE carried out a successful live 4G broadcast trial during the FA Cup final at Wembley over the weekend.  EE connected multiple tablets to three BBC-supplied broadcast streams of live footage over its 4G mobile network in what it described as a demonstration of “the future of television on-the-go.” Viewers were able […]

Telemach to upgrade mobile network

United Group-owned Slovenian cable operator Telemach has announced plans to upgrade the mobile network of mobile service provider Tušmobil following its acquisition of the company. Telemach plans to complete the upgrade of the network by the end of August, extending 3G coverage to 99% of the country, with plans to extend LTE coverage to 75% […]

TV Connect Awards winners line up at the Gherkin

Verizon’s director of product development Parissa Pandkhou, Swisscom, Sky Deutschland and Virgin Media were among those taking home the top prizes at last night’s TV Connect Awards ceremony, held in London’s iconic Gherkin building. Pandkhou was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at the event. Swisscom secured the Best Multiscreen TV […]

Google gears up for spring Android TV launches

Google’s new television-optimised Android TV operating system will start to ship this spring in TVs manufactured by Sony, Sharp and TP Vision, which makes a range of Philips TVs. Announcing the roll-out to coincide with demos of various Android TV products at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Google said that a new games […]