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Netflix launches on YouView

UK connected TV platform YouView has added Netflix access to its set-top boxes, allowing its users to click to access the subscription video-on-demand service. Rolling out today, the Netflix app will be available on Humax-made YouView boxes bought from a retailer, as well as on pay TV provider BT’s YouView-powered set-top boxes. YouView boxes provided […]

Croatia’s Iskon makes promotional offering

Deutsch Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom’s low-cost subsidiary Iskon is offering its customers the option of either an eight-inch Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 tablet with HD display from HRK49 or a 30% discount on the first three months of subscriptions until Novemver 30. Iskon has recently added a number of channels to its IPTV service, […]

Russia’s Megafon reportedly testing LTE Broadcast

Russian mobile operator Megafon has reportedly begun testing LTE Broadcast technology from Huawei.  According to local trade news site ComNews, Megafon is testing LTE Broadcast technology, centred on the eMBMS enhanced multicast standard, in Moscow using capacity in the 2.6GHz range. According to the report, Megafon is testing the broadcast of multiplexed channels rather than […]

Etisalat strikes consumer equipment deal with Huawei

UAE-based telco Etisalat Group has signed a new agreement with Huawei to bring new smart devices to local Etisalat telecom customers. The latest agreement will focus in particular on next generation high-speed internet devices as well as new smartphone offerings being developed globally by Huawei. “We recognise that brining the best service experience to our […]

Huawei and ALi develop DVB-T2 box for Belarus

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has teamed up with chipset manufacturer ALi to begin mass production of a DVB-T2 set-top box for Belarus’s transition to digital broadcasting.  Beltelecom is rolling out a pay DTT service based on DVB-T2, following Belarus’s launch of DTT broadcasting based on the DVB-T standard in 2009. Digital switchover is scheduled for next […]

Huawei to build out cellular network for Teracom

Swedish broadcast infrastructure provider Teracom has hired Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei to build out a nationwide mobile network using its existing transmission tower assets, with work due to start on April 1.  Stephen Guiance, Teracom’s CEO, said the building of a cellular network fitted the company’s existing business model and infrastructure “like a glove”. Huawei’s […]

Swisscom to roll out FTTS with Huawei

Swisscom has chosen Huawei as technology partner for a planned rollout of fibre-to-the-street to deliver high-speed broadband to 80% of Swiss households by 2020. The investment will be worth about CHF300 million (€244 million) over eight years. Swisscom’s total infrastructure investment for this year is expected to run to CHF1.75 billion. Swisscom is rolling out […]