Huawei selects Exertis Micro-P as exclusive distributor for next generation set-top box
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Reading - Huawei, the leading information and communications technology company, today announced it has selected Exertis Micro-P as the sole UK distributor for its new DN371T set-top box - the YouView+ box by Huawei.
The agreement builds on the two companies' existing relationship, having partnered on the Server, Storage and Networking products within the Huawei portfolio. Exertis Micro-P's extensive market knowledge and experience makes them the perfect company to work with Huawei to further develop its position within the home entertainment sector.
The YouView+ box by Huawei is an entirely new generation set-top box, offering seamless integration between digital, terrestrial, and internet television. The box includes a 500GB YouView highdefinition personal video recorder that can record up to 300 hours of standard and 125 hours of HD programmes.
The YouView+ box is available for a one-off cost as standard, allowing customers access to a host of digital channels without the constraints of a binding contract. The option to upgrade and receive additional content from BT or TalkTalk, for BT and TalkTalk broadband customers, is also available for an additional cost.
Huawei UK and Ireland Executive Vice President Mark Mitchinson said of the partnership: "Huawei's technology continues to be at the centre of the developments in British television viewing. For the distribution of this latest device, we wanted to work with a company that has strong market experience and we are thrilled to have Exertis Micro-P on board to realise its full potential and market demand."
Daniel Lenan, Head of Commercial at Exertis Micro-P states: "This latest launch represents another step forward in terms of developing our portfolio with an extremely progressive technology company committed to delivering exciting new product propositions for the market."
For further information please contact the Huawei Device press office:
Tegan Jolly at W Communications
Phone: 07809 208 50807809 208 508
About Huawei Device
As at the end of 2012, Huawei's products and services are deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population. Huawei has also set up more than 20 R&D centers around the world in countries such as the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Consumer business is one of Huawei's three business groups offering a range of products that include mobile phones, mobile broadband devices, home devices, clouds, and consumer chipsets. With more than 20 years of rich business expertise in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, an extensive global network, vast global business operations and partners, Huawei Consumer Business Group, through Huawei Device, is dedicated to bringing the latest technology to consumers, offering a world of possibilities and creating extraordinary experiences for people everywhere. For more information, visit Huawei Device online: www.huaweidevice.com
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About Exertis Micro-P
Exertis Micro-P is one of the leading distributors of IT, communication & home entertainment products in the UK and a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, Ireland's 6th largest company. After 32 years of profitability Exertis Micro-P continues to outperform the market, quadrupling its business in the last 5 years and achieving revenues in excess of 1billion in FY2013. This includes Exertis Micro-P's combined group of companies. Exertis Micro-P represents over 180 manufacturers in the UK alone spanning more than 22,000 products across mobile, computing and accessories, consumer electronics, print, networking, servers and solutions, unified communications, security and AV solutions. Exertis Micro-P market-leading approach teamed with a state-of-the-art distribution centre,next day delivery and a host of managed services, including end-user fulfilment, assures the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction at all times.
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