Users can access the new service by logging into Huawei Video with their Huawei ID and browse, search, playback and cache online videos.
Huawei has launched the Huawei Video streaming service app in the UAE for users to gain access to a range of Arabic and global content.
The new platform is part of some of the features available on Huawei Mobile Services. Huawei Video may be viewed on Huawei and Honor smartphones. The app comprises a library of more than 10,000 hours of Arabic content, millions of videos and more than 10,000 hours of global content.
The platform was developed by Huawei and has operated successfully in Mainland China since 2016. Huawei Video provides free and paid content that includes AVOD (Advertising Video on Demand) and SVOD (Subscription Video On-demand) giving users the option to purchase paid content with Huawei’s In-App Purchases (IAP) service, and will soon have a live TV section that will host over 200 top international and regional channels.
The service will initially be available on smartphones and tablets before also being accessible on Smart TV. Viewers can get the latest breaking news from the BBC, there is a section for trending videos with Dailymotion, thousands of hours of long-form content provided by H+ Network and other dedicated channels including The Explorers, QelloConcerts, ToonGoggles, TVB and Mango TV.
Huawei Video offers a high level of customisation allowing users to create an easily accessible favourite videos section, with parental controls While watching a video, users have an extensive range of options to select their preferred playback quality and speed, change brightness or even share with others. Meanwhile, the VIP Experience provides gold colour vision, ad-free and SVOD/VIP titles access. Huawei is working with well-known labels and producers to provide even more content for users such as video on demand and live TV.
Commenting on the app, Adam Xiao, Managing Director, Huawei Mobile Services in the Middle East and Africa, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said: “Huawei Video shall be committed to building a content ecosystem based on the global layout of the HMS, and to attracting more high-quality partners, thus providing all Huawei users with well-rounded and superb sensory experience around the world.”