India-based telecommunications company, Tata Communications, announced today its video network partnership with China Telecom Global to help enable and manage media content for its customers in China and around the world.
In this partnership, China Telecom Global will leverage on Tata Communications' Global Video Network - which covers more than 300 media hotspots in 125 cities globally - to offer unparalleled reach for all their live sporting events in China. In fact, their partnership first began with the successful delivery of the 2015 World Figure Skating Championship from Shanghai to Japan.
According to a media statement, the network inter-connect between the two companies is located in Hong Kong.
"Through our new video network partnership, China Telecom Global can provide seamless connectivity for our media and entertainment customers across China," said Pengcheng Fan, Vice President, Product Development, China Telecom Global. "The partnership is defined by connectivity to key global destinations, premium quality and industry leading SLAs. We are excited about this partnership as it helps to further differentiate our service offerings in the market."
Brian Morris, Vice President and General Manager, Global Media & Entertainment services, Tata Communications, added that the company is dedicated to offering its media customers access to key media hotspots for the distribution of premium broadcast quality content across the globe.
He said that this partnership with China Telecom Global is a natural step in that direction and marks the expansion of Tata Communications' Global Video Network reach into China.
Sign up for CIO Asia eNewsletters.