New player in UK VC market as ZTE signs Touchline Video

AUTHOR: Inavate

Chinese videoconference solutions provider, ZTE is entering the UK market after signing a deal with distributor Touchline Video.

The deal will see telecommunications equipment and network solutions vendor will bring its full series of video-related products; including telepresence, HD videoconferencing, video surveillance, digital home equipment and IPTV solutions to the UK market for the first time.

Jim Jing Hui, managing director of ZTE UK, said: "The ZTE VCS system supports SIP (session initiation protocol) and IMS network multimedia integrated services, and a wide range of terminals including VoIP phones, 3G video mobile phones, IM soft terminals, and videophones.”

Barry Cross, managing director of Touchline Video, said: "Business demands enterprise quality services of course, and we’re very happy to be working with ZTE to bring those services to the UK market."

"Some of our customers will know that we have maintained contact with ZTE over several years and have worked closely with them for the last six months, sharing technical and commercial experiences, to help smooth the path for their entry into the UK."