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Huawei announces new Video-as-a-Service solution

Apr 26, 2016

Carriers can now cut time-to-market to launch video service offerings while reducing investment costs

[London, UK, 26th April, 2016] Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider, today officially released its Video-as-a-Service solution to the industry at TV Connect 2016 in London. This solution is designed to build an E2E SaaS-based video service that helps carriers to quickly launch video services, reduce investment risk and shorten time-to-market (TTM). By taking advantage of Huawei's global content and application aggregation platform, operators are able to provide end-users with a diversified video service and better user experience, thereby increasing revenue.

In the modern video era, more and more operators are realizing that video is not just a value-added service on top of traditional telco services (mobile, fixed-line and broadband) but is also fundamental to future strategy for digital transformation and revenue growth.

However, operators are encountering a series of difficulties when entering into the video market such as a long implementation period and difficulty in sourcing global content. Huawei is able to help operators overcome these challenges by offering the Video-as-a-Service solution to:

  1. It will lower the market entry barrier for operators by providing a hosting business model to reduce both technical and financial concerns.
  2. It enables easy launching and quick to market solutions based on Huawei’s cloud based multi-tenant hybrid video platform, one-stop solution and out of the box delivery approach.
  3. It helps to significantly reduce the difficulty of video content aggregation and building up local digital ecosystems to provide end-users with diversified video service experiences.

Aiming to become an operator’s best business partner in the video industry, the Huawei Video-as-a-Service solution will boost an operator’s business transformation and growth strategy.

The annual TV Connect congress is one of the most influential events in the video industry, focusing on the evolution of the Connected Entertainment industry bringing together a unique mix of leaders in OTT TV, Pay TV, Broadcast, Cable, Broadband and Telco.