JINAN, China, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubitus Inc., the worldwide leader in interactive cloud technologies and game-streaming services, announced the collaboration with China Unicom to successfully demonstrate the first 4K cloud game streaming service in the world in an event held by China Unicom in Jinan, Shandong on March 23.
The main themes of the event were twofold: the first was to officially announce China Unicom's success in rolling out the nation-wide coverage of an all-optical high-speed broadband network in China; and the second was the founding of an industrial alliance of 4K -- focusing on capturing the emerging business opportunities on the rise of 4K TV, 4K entertainment media content (including gaming), Smart Home, as well as virtual reality (VR), with hearts to accelerate the development and prevalence of 4K high-resolution applications and content in China market.
As a strategic partner with China Unicom, Ubitus was invited to demonstrate in the event the latest cloud game-streaming technology ushering 4K resolution quality with 4K gaming experience on China Unicom's STB. In early February 2016, Ubitus and China Unicom announced the collaboration to launch cloud game streaming service through Unicom's IPTV set-top-boxes and the service has been made available to Unicom's IPTV subscribers in selective provinces and cities.
With the demonstration of 4K cloud game-streaming in China Unicom's event on March 23, 2016, IPTV subscribers would surly have some things new to hope for. In short years, as we can anticipate, they will be able to enjoy a nearly console-level 4K gaming experience through their household set-top-boxes without the need to purchase high-end equipment, consoles, or other gaming devices. Cloud game-streaming would continue to offer the promising benefits to the end users and service providers alike with a reduced hardware cost for quality gaming experience, seamless gameplay cross-over various devices, readily integrating and interworking with smart devices and TVs, and instantly playing, sharing, and communicating in the game sessions with social media functionalities as players, spectators, or commentators.
"China Unicom has built up extensive and massive network coverage in China," said Mr. Wang Xiaochu, the Chairman and CEO of China Unicom. "The high-speed broadband network is the foundation of delivering high-quality digital entertainment service to our customers, and it is the core competence for operators like ourselves. Working closely with global partners guarantees China Unicom the capability of delivering valuable and creative services. China Unicom always endeavors to exceed customer's expectations with superior services."
"Ubitus is delighted to announce the collaboration with China Unicom for 4K game streaming using our industry-leading technologies. When Ubitus' technological strengths and global connections in the gaming industry meet with China Unicom's strong position in China, we have reached a new height of cloud game streaming in China and together we will lead the industry forward," said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus.
About China Unicom
China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom, which is a large-scale company ranking among the Fortune Global 500 and a world leading telecom operator in terms of its revenue and customer base. It has subsidiaries and provincial branches and in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and 5 overseas operating companies around the world. It is the only Chinese telecom operator listed on the stock exchanges in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Its vision is to become the Innovation & Service Leader for Information Life.
About Ubitus Inc.
Ubitus Inc. has the world's leading game virtualization technology and cloud-streaming platform. It strives to provide a more pervasive gaming user experience using top-notch technology, allowing players to play the best games at any time and any place as long as they are connected to the internet. The services are compatible across devices, platforms, and networks. It doesn't matter if the player is using a smart phone, tablet, PC, or smart TV.
As one of the leaders in cloud gaming technology and game streaming services, Ubitus has entered into long-term partnerships with top-notch international game developers, becoming the agent for many classic gaming masterpieces. It has penetrated the Japanese, Korean, US, Hong Kong, and Chinese market. It has liaised with leading telecom service providers, online service providers, and game makers everywhere to provide services to local gamers.
The company was established in 2007, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. It currently has more than 140 employees, and has offices in the US, Japan, South Korea, and Mainland China. Since it was established, it has been generating record-breaking achievements in the global cloud gaming market and received widespread industry recognition in the respective countries.
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