Monday, 24 July 2017

PTCL, ZTE to set up joint innovation centre

ZTE
Friday 11 March 16

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced a strategic collaboration with Pakistan’s largest ICT services provider, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), to set up a Joint Innovation Center (JIC) for Big Video (IPTV and OTT) in Pakistan…

ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced a strategic collaboration with Pakistan’s largest ICT services provider, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), to set up a Joint Innovation Center (JIC) for Big Video (IPTV and OTT) in Pakistan.

The JIC will be responsible for creating the latest technologies, seeking valuable partners and developing and operating new value-added services. The JIC is a significant milestone in the long term partnership between PTCL and ZTE. The center will allow both parties to share resources, exchange knowledge and tap into the potential of their respective latest technology. The JIC is expected to encourage further innovation of PTCL’s SmartTV service, bringing more value, building a comprehensive and healthy eco-system and also accelerating new value-added services to be put into commercial use in Pakistan. These efforts will serve to enrich user experience by leading the video market in Pakistan.

PTCL is the largest information and communications technology (ICT) services provider in Pakistan, encompassing fixed line voice telephony, wireline and wireless broadband internet and digital television. It also provides a wide array of corporate solutions to businesses and enterprises across the country. PTCL has extended technology support to industry and enterprise growth through its gigabit-capable passive optical networks (GPON) technology, triple play, smart link, I-Sentry, voice-over IP (VoIP), high speed broadband, primary rate ISDN (PRI), basic rate interface (BRI), cloud computing, data hosting and data management services. The company possesses Pakistan’s largest and most advanced tier 3 certified data centers, designed to improve productivity and optimise business processes.

ZTE is a leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions around the globe. With operations in 160 countries, ZTE is a leader in technology innovation, delivering high quality products and business solutions to more than 500 operators. ZTE is also a leading IPTV/OTT equipment provider and an integrator of end-to-end IPTV and OTT solutions. As of 2015 Q4, ZTE’s IPTV/OTT products have been applied in more than 80 cases in the world, with 38 million active users and a total system capacity of 50 million users.


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