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Huawei Home Presence Awarded Best Innovative Future Comms Service at IMS World Forum

May 19, 2016

[Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 19, 2016] At the 2016 IMS World Forum, the Huawei Home Presence solution was awarded "Best Innovative Future Comms Service over IMS".

Liu Mingju, Vice President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Marketing Department (Right) received this award

The IMS World Forum is the world's largest IMS professional forum and is one of the most influential events in the industry. The forum attracted more than 300 delegates from the world to explore the future of IMS. The award ceremony recognizes global operators and vendors who have made great contributions to the IMS industry. The Home Presence solution enables the TVs with real-time video calling capability for family communication. It was awarded "Best Innovative Future Comms Service over IMS" because of its outstanding innovation, seamless interconnection, and rich integration capabilities, HD video experience, and mature commercial experience.

The Home Presence solution enables connections between TVs and mobile phones, offering differentiated, high quality home video calling experiences. Huawei also works with various industry partners to construct a sustainable video ecosystem, helping operators expand video services for individuals, families, enterprises, and industries. The solution exerts rate adaptation and forward error correction (FEC) to ensure optimal experience in different network conditions, in addition to ultra-HD video calling experience. This solution is built on existing IMS architecture, so it can be interconnected with existing networks to implement multi-screen calling and full-scenario, real-time video communication. Huawei has worked with mainstream chip, STB, camera, and application vendors in the Home Presence solution. Together with these vendors, Huawei has completed a large number of pre-integration, jointly building an alliance for service innovation.

So far, the Huawei Home Presence solution has been put into commercial use by more than 10 operators around the world, among which the Miss You service was rolled out in China by Sichuan Telecom. Debuting on October 22, 2015, the Miss You service attracted more than 3 million users within four months. It stimulated real-time video communication services in China and greatly promoted the development of IPTV and value-added services including telemedicine and distance education. The Miss You service, which will definitely become a nationwide video communication service, is expected to develop more than 100 million users in next three years.

"We are honored to receive this award," said Liu Mingju, Vice President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Marketing Department. "Thanks for recognizing Huawei. We will continuously invest in innovation in the real-time video communication field, nurturing more business opportunities for global operators."