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KNIPPR partners with Huawei to offer premium Chinese channels on their online TV service

The Hague - KNIPPR, the over-the-top (OTT) TV service of T-Mobile Netherlands, has partnered with Huawei, a leading ICT solutions provider, to offer premium Chinese channels on a-la-carte basis. KNIPPR provides subscribers the most popular national public and commercial TV channels with the freedom to select and pay only for additional TV channels of own choice. Through Huawei, 13 Chinese channels including CCTV, STAR TV, Entertainment channel, will now be available for KNIPPR subscribers, providing the unique opportunity for viewers to watch premium Chinese television in The Netherlands.

The Chinese channels are available for both Live TV and Replay with KNIPPR for play-out on a variety of devices in The Netherlands. The Electronic Program Guide of these channels also supports the Chinese language.

Huawei delivers Content as a Service to T-Mobile Netherlands, where it aggregates and supplies the most popular Chinese channels for customers in Western Europe.

“Adding Chinese channels to our Dutch a-la-carte television service is another great example illustrating the unique flexibility of our innovative service”, says Johan Trouwborst, Head of KNIPPR. “By partnering with Huawei, we not only can address the Chinese population, but we also showcase the limitless possibilities with an online TV service like KNIPPR.”

Wonder Wang, CEO Huawei Netherlands, says: “We are delighted to collaborate with T-Mobile Netherlands and expand our business in the Dutch TV market. Through employing Huawei Content as a Service, T-Mobile can expand its KNIPPR offering and address the Chinese population in the Netherlands.”