Cape Town — THE telecommunications industry needs to upgrade technology and infrastructure to support digital transformation, Huawei, which has released its Envision 4K Video Solution in Africa, stated. 4K refers to the latest high definition resolutions The solution launched at the AfricaCom in Cape Town is aimed at assisting telecoms carriers in developing and optimising video as a fundamental service with the best user experience. Its launch comes as the distribution of online video increases and becomes central to the commercial strategies of a host of companies. "Huawei is bringing telco ecosystem partners together to offer customers a compelling entertainment and data proposition in Africa," said David Chen, Director of Marketing and Solution Sales for Huawei (Southern Africa). The Envision video solution is designed to enable consumers to enjoy personalised multi-screen hybrid video services. Its key feature is enabling the delivery of 4K and 8K ultra high definition videos, including 360-degree immersive video experiences. During Huawei's video forum at, the global ICT solutions provider urged industry counterparts to focus on the business potential of video services in Africa. Eric Li, Vice President of Marketing and Sales: Huawei Video Product Line, said Huawei had been committed to creating a convergent and innovative video service ecosystem. "For the telecoms industry in Africa we aim to build a convergent cloud-based, fixed-mobile, 4K video solution which supports cross-domain service that will bring a unified experience," Li said. Huawei's Envision platform has already been deployed to 110 carriers across the world with about 130 million subscribers and is the number one ranked solution for delivery of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). -CAJ News
Africa: Momentous Cloudified Video Solution in Africa Launched
Copyright © 2017 CAJ News Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.