Turk Telekom launches new IPTV platform with ZTE

Fixed-line operator Turk Telekom has announced a partnership with telco services provider ZTE to launch a new IPTV/OTT platform. ZTE has successfully completed the cutover of nearly one million set-top boxes (STBs), the integration with over ten third-party vendors, and the delivery of more than ten types of terminals and over a thousand customised functions. […]

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 […]

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 […]

ZTE launches new generation DTH STB 

Chinese telco equipment provider ZTE has launched a new generation HD DTH set-top box. ZTE claims that the STB – the ZXV10 B710S2-A15 – “features high performance, ultra-fast switching and easy upgrade, and aims at facilitating the service development of clients in the DTH market”. The unit itself is powered by a 32-bit dual-core processor, […]

Euskaltel taps ZTE for fibre rollout in Spain

Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has struck an agreement with Chinese technology company ZTE to use the latter’s end user equipment in its current and future markets in the country. Under the agreement between the pair, ZTE will progressively become the cable operator’s reference provider for fibre end-user equipment. Euskaltel said that the agreement would […]

Conax strikes major reseller agreement with ZTE

Kudelski-owned conditional access specialist Conax has entered a global IPTV reseller agreement with Chinese technology giant ZTE. Under the terms of the deal Conax’s conditional access technology will be bundled with ZTE’s offering for the IPTV market. Conax is providing its Connected Access security client to ZTE, which combines conditional access and DRM in a […]

Vodafone Portugal gives new spin to TV everywhere with portable projector

Vodafone Portugal has launched a new portable HD projector that is designed to enable viewers to watch TV services in HD quality against a screen or wall, with projections up to a diagonal length of 300 inches. The device, the SPRO2 Smart Projector from China’s ZTE, also includes a built-in screen that can be used […]

ZTE launches 4K set-top

Chinese tech giant ZTE has launched a 4K set-top box, the B860A, following the launch by China Telecom of a 4K TV service in Sichuan. ZTE said it had secured contracts to supply about 40% of the boxes for the operator’s interactive TV service. According to the company, the ‘super HD’ 4K box features a […]

ZTE wins Indonesian IPTV contract

Chinese telecoms equipment provider ZTE has secured a four-year IPTV network construction contract with Telkom Indonesia. ZTE will construct, operate, and maintain the low-bit-rate Indonesian IPTV network, starting this year until 2016, and will provide system equipment and set-top boxes. ZTE has offices around the world, including in Europe and Asia Pacific. Telekom Indonesia is […]

Mtel rolls out cross-platform IPTV service

Bulgarian operator Mtel has rolled out its ZTE-powered anytime, anywhere IPTV service to customers across the country. According to a stock market update by China-based technology ZTE, Mtel’s cross-platform IPTV service – for TVs, PCs, tablets and mobile phones – is now in commercial use, offering interactive video over fixed or mobile broadband connections. Mtel – […]