December 14, 2015
Huawei Appoints 3 Screen Solutions As Certified Technology Partner
Work is underway by 3 Screen Solutions to develop user friendly and intuitive customized OTT and IPTV front ends and applications for Huawei’s smart TVs, games consoles, set-top boxes and major smartphone platforms
Huawei and 3 Screen Solutions will collaboratively explore opportunities to develop new services and applications designed to engage and excite European multiscreen TV viewers
Ludwigsburg, Germany, December 14, 2015 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading provider of customized software solutions and services to the multiscreen digital entertainment industry, today announced that it has been certified as a Huawei Technology Partner by this leading global consumer electronics leader.
The appointment of 3SS as Certified Technology Partner follows a rigorous certification process which saw the integration, testing and approval of bespoke frontend clients for Huawei’s TV set-top boxes (STB), smartphones – for major platforms including iOS and Android – games consoles and tablets, all developed by 3 Screen Solutions. 3 Screen Solutions’ functional and attractive customised IPTV front-ends will complement Huawei’s hardware and software offerings for IPTV, OTT and multiscreen.
Huawei has completed pre-integration with 3 Screen Solutions and the parties will together pursue new customer opportunities to help service providers to build audiences and generate enhanced revenues from their multiscreen businesses.
Axel Scheuer, IPTV Solution Director Europe for Huawei, commented:”3 Screen Solutions is a very important partner for Huawei, and we are delighted that this team of innovators have achieved all the criteria for certification as a Huawei Technology Partner”
Scheuer added: “We eagerly anticipate, working together with 3SS, helping service providers across Europe to realize the true commercial potential of their cross-device strategies and to bring an enhanced entertainment experience to subscribers.”
Ulrich Beutenmüller, Managing Director, Solutions and Account Management at 3 Screen Solutions said: “Certification by Huawei as its Technology Partner is an important milestone for 3 Screen Solutions, and is a huge step forward in our relationship with Huawei.”
“We consider the Huawei integration, and our certification and partnership, to be major achievements for 3 Screen Solutions,” Beutenmüller added. “We’re very proud of this accomplishment and look forward to jointly exploring new commercial opportunities, working ever more closely with this highly respected and global technology pioneer.”
Since its inception in 2009, 3 Screen Solutions has built a strong reputation for outside-the-box technology innovation, high quality software development capabilities and world-class systems integration skill. At the heart of 3SS’ business and philosophy is an abiding commitment to conceptualize, create, deliver and support solutions that help customers truly harness the potential of multiscreen. 3SS helps leading TV service providers and their partners to capture and retain viewers’ attention, to grow audiences by leveraging the unique capabilities of an integrated multi-device technology and business strategy, and to help maximize profit potential.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to build a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Huawei’s 170 000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Huawei currently has over 9 900 staff based in Europe, of whom 1200 are working in R&D. We run 18 R&D sites located in eight European countries (Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and the UK) and operate numerous joint innovation centres in partnership with telecom and ICT partners. Further information is available at www.huawei.eu and www.huawei.com
About 3 Screen Solutions
3 Screen Solutions helps bring video to any screen – with passion and vision. Established in 2009, 3SS is a world class innovator in the provision of advanced software solutions and services to blue-chip service providers, CE innovators and integration specialists in the multiscreen consumer entertainment ecosystem. Major satellite, cable, IPTV, OTT and mobile TV network operators and brand owners have benefitted from 3SS’ creativity and capabilities. These include Unitymedia, Kabel Deutschland, Swisscom and 02/Telefonica. Many leading hardware and network providers and SIs have selected 3SS to help optimize the services they provide to their customers. 3SS innovations have supported Eutelsat, Siemens, Rovi and Netgem. High profile retail brands also rely on solutions from 3SS to help enhance and extend their audience engagement, including Warner Brothers, ProSiebenSat.1, Red Bull Media House and BOSCH. Over 130 million people are discovering and enjoying content enabled by 3 Screen Solutions. www.3ss.tv