ZTE’s IPTV Solution Wins “Best Asian Service Platform of the Year” Award
Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards Asia confers top prize on ZTE’s innovative IPTV platform for Jiangsu Telecom; Second major international award in a month for ZTE IPTV
10th April 2013, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, is pleased to win the “Best Asian Service Platform of the Year” prize at the Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards Asia ceremony in Hong Kong.
ZTE clinched one of the world’s most authoritative prizes for broadband multimedia services for its innovative IPTV service platform solution for Jiangsu Telecom. The award followed other top industry accolades earned by ZTE’s IPTV division.
“We want to thank the Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards judging panel for this award,” said Fang Hui, Vice President at ZTE. “ZTE is dedicated to developing innovative multimedia services and offer the most advanced technologies to our customers to enable them to stay ahead of market trends.”
The Broadband TV Connect Infovision Awards Asia ceremony, taking place at the Broadband Asia & TV Connect Asia conference in Hong Kong, rewards outstanding technology solutions developed in broadband and connected entertainment services. The Broadband Asia conference is part of the series of Broadband World Forum (BBWF) events organized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and mainstream operators around the world.
In March, ZTE won the “Best New Route To Multiscreen Monetisation” award at the TV Connect 2013 ceremony in London. Previously, ZTE won the IPTV Interop Events certificate from ITU-T. The multiple awards won by ZTE show the broad international industry recognition of the company’s achievements in the broadband multimedia domain in recent years and innovative service capabilities in the new market environment.
“The latest award will empower ZTE to accelerate the development of superior IPTV solutions, generating more value to customers globally with innovative concept and excellent delivery,” Mr. Fang said.
ZTE and Jiangsu Telecom started close cooperation as early as 2005 and have jointly conducted large-scale networking construction and built a innovative service team to actively explore the multi-screen integration and business profit-making modes and yielded fruitful results for innovative IPTV services and network value-add services. The superior user experience of Jiangsu Telecom’s iTV is helping to attract more subscribers. Actual online users amount to about 4.4 million, covering the whole Jiangsu province.
As the world-leading multimedia service provider, ZTE provides IPTV&OTT end-to-end multi-module and multi-screen integration multimedia service so that the user can enjoy the multimedia video service anytime and anywhere through TV, PC and mobile phone. As the only platform that integrates fixed network IPTV, Web TV and mobile TV in the world, the ZTE IPTV platform provides not only basic services such as LiveTV, Video On Demand (VOD), True Video On Demand (TVOD), Time-Shifted Television (TSTV), PVR and NVOD, but also abundant value-added services such as Karaoke, advertising, games, stock, community, personnel album, and TV shopping. The ZTE IPTV platform reaches the leading level in the world in terms of architecture, user experience and solution design.
ZTE is actively growing its IPTV business in markets globally. Its IPTV system has been put into commercial use in Asia, the USA and Europe. As of Q4 2012, the ZTE has 49 commercial IPTV deployments across the world with a total user capacity of over 20 million and solely constructed the biggest H.264 IPTV network in the world.