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Sixty integrates Ease TV with Huawei Envision Solution to enhance consumer viewing experiences

BERGEN, Norway ― 7 September , 2017 ― Sixty today announced that it has integrated its Ease TV user interface framework with Huawei  Envision Solution. Ease TV uses Huawei Envision Open API to provide a more powerful and flexible hybrid video solution for new and existing operator customers.

Developed by a unique team of graphic, broadcast design professionals and developers, Sixty developed Ease TV to enable operators to quickly design and launch television experiences. It offers a high performance UI framework and modules for core TV functionality such as Live TV Catch-up, My TV, TV Guide, Portal Menu, PVR, Search, Radio,  Settings, and VOD. The Sixty solution is highly flexible and enables operators to provide services that fully reflect their brand. Ease TV is a STB UI software product that enables distributors to offer premium user experiences to their customers. The product is built upon 10 years of experience in the market which has made the technology flexible and easy to adapt to different types of hardware and platform configurations.

“The Sixty Ease TV solution is a great fit with our Envision Solution as both Huawei and Sixty believe in providing flexible powerful solutions that combine content-centric navigation with the ability to bridge the gap between linear TV and on-demand,” says Mr. Martin Chen, The General Manager of Converged Video Platform IS Domain, Huawei.

“Earlier this year Sixty built and deployed a new set-top box solution for Altibox using Ease TV technology in close cooperation with Altibox and Huawei,” says Kjetil Horneland, CEO, Sixty. “Today’s announcement enables operators to very simply make the power of the Sixty Ease TV framework and Huawei Envision Solution available to their customers. I look forward to cooperate with Huawei Envision to launch the video experiences that make the most of every pixel.”  

Huawei Envision Solution is a series of solutions including Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), IP Television (IPTV), and Over the Top (OTT). Huawei Envision Solution helps video operators to provide high-quality (HD, Blu-ray, 4K, etc.) and content-rich video services to the end users with STB, mobile phone, tablet, PC and other terminals. Its flexible architecture is designed to support future evolution and expansion of operators’ video services.

At IBC in Amsterdam Sixty will be demonstrating its Ease TV solution on the Huawei booth 13.A06.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 180,000 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. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.