11 March 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, announced the company will set up a Joint Innovation Center with Telkom Indonesia to focus on the development of Internet Protocol-based video technologies. The MOU was signed on March 2nd, 2015 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The Joint Innovation Center will pool together ZTE’s world-class capabilities in IPTV and OTT solutions, and the commitment to service excellence of Telkom, Indonesia’s biggest telecommunications company. The center will focus on the research of IPTV and OTT technologies, building partnerships with other technology providers, and the development of new services. The project further deepens the strategic partnership between ZTE and Telkom.
ZTE landed the biggest contract for IPTV network with Telkom Indonesia under UseeTV Cable brand. In the partnership, ZTE supports Telkom Indonesia in the construction, operation, and maintenance of a low-bit-rate IPTV network from 2013 to 2016. ZTE provides IPTV system equipment; including high definition (HD), standard definition (SD); and low bit rate devices, as well as STB. ZTE also provide its services; such as operating, maintaining, as well as hosting the equipment and providing end-to-end network optimization.
As one of the world’s leading providers of IPTV/OTT equipment vendors and providers of end-to-end IPTV and OTT solutions, ZTE’s IP-based video systems serve more than 26 million active users in more than 60 deployments around the world. ZTE’s IPTV/OTT products are ranked first in the China market in third-party research reports of IDC and Ovum. According to Multimedia Research Group (MRG), ZTE’s middleware, VOD, STB capacity rank No.1 globally.
ZTE is a provider of advanced telecommunications systems, mobile devices, and enterprise technology solutions to consumers, carriers, companies and public sector customers. As part of ZTE’s M-ICT strategy, the company is committed to provide customers with integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value as the telecommunications and information technology sectors converge. Listed in the stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), ZTE’s products and services are sold to over 500 operators in more than 160 countries. ZTE commits 10 per cent of its annual revenue to research and development and has leadership roles in international standard-setting organizations. ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.
About Telkom Indonesia
Telkom is the operator of the IndiHome broadband Internet service. Telkom provides a comprehensive range of services including wireline, mobile, networking, broadband Internet and data communication services to millions of individual subscribers and businesses in Indonesia