Huawei is committed to helping governments in the region realize their digital transformation visions with 5G networks and other advanced technologies as the catalyst.
The telecommunications sector is a catalyst for the sustainable development and growth of other industries in light of the changing 5G landscape and the immense opportunities for businesses in the 5G era, said Steven Yi, President of Huawei. East, in an exclusive panel interview with journalists from 10 Middle Eastern countries.
Yi also noted that Huawei, along with carriers and partners, has signed 3,000 5G commercial contracts, and 5G has seen large-scale commercial deployment in many industries, including manufacturing, mining, steel , ports, chemicals, cement, power grid and health care. .
“Countries in the Middle East are leading the global rollout of 5G. As an end-to-end leader in 5G, cloud, AI, devices and chips, Huawei will continue its commitment to help countries in the Middle East achieve their digitalization and sustainable development visions. . as drivers as keys,” Yi noted.
The event was held on the sidelines of Samena Leaders’ Summit 2022, the premier telecom industry event hosted by Huawei for the 9th consecutive year and attended by industry leaders, experts and decision makers from around the world. carriers, regulators, industry organizations and related stakeholders. from the Samena region (South Asia, Middle East North Africa).
In addition, at the summit, major regional carriers and Huawei launched IntelligentRAN, an advanced telecommunications network solution, which is in line with Huawei’s goal of providing the telecommunications industry with more advanced innovations and value for its own company and other sectors and industries through smart grid injector into wireless networks and to achieve autonomous driving network in the wireless field in the future.
Intelligent RAN architecture
“The intelligentRAN architecture is designed to develop a mobile network with intelligent service operation, intelligent network optimization and simplified O&M. This feature helps customers and partners deliver services quickly and ensure user experience, maximize user experience, reduce power consumption, and simplify operation and maintenance in multi-frequency and multi-mode scenarios. .
With rapid advances in digital technologies, securing networks and cybersecurity remain Huawei’s top priority. “We have a solid cybersecurity and privacy assurance structure that has a world-leading record,” Yi said. “Our cybersecurity practices have earned the continued trust of our partners, including those in the Middle East. We believe that cybersecurity is a shared responsibility and it is crucial to have an open discussion on cybersecurity governance architecture in accordance with international standards such as 3GPP, GSMA NESAS and others.
“Last year, we unveiled the world’s largest cybersecurity and transparency center in Dongguan, China, and we will indicate that we can invite you to visit it after the pandemic to experience this open collaboration platform aimed at meeting cybersecurity challenges and come up with joint innovations to enhance the future of cybersecurity,” Yi continued.
Need to be united
Yi also highlighted Huawei’s commitment to supporting the building of digital economies in the Middle East region: “We must be united to establish unified laws and regulations so that the digital economy can be protected.
“Huawei has worked with customers to make 5G technology successful and hopes to see more 5G use cases in vertical industries in the Middle East region. We are committed to executing openly with our customers and partners and extending our innovations and global expertise to players in the region to achieve more value in the deployment of 5G, in line with the socio-economic growth of ME countries,” said said Yi.
“In terms of R&D, we will continue to invest heavily to serve our smart and smart future. In 2021, we invested more than 22% of our annual revenue in R&D aimed at supporting the long-term sustainable development of the ICT industry, we will continue to invest significantly in smart solutions and services such as ‘ICT infrastructure and cloud services’, Yi added.
Sustainability a priority
But the concentration and expansion of the digital space comes with its own concerns about energy consumption, which is why Huawei has made sustainability a priority to achieve a low-carbon society through technological innovation continues.
“In the Middle East, Huawei Digital Energy is working with industrial partners to develop the digital energy industry, building a low-carbon telecommunications sector, homes, postmen, parks and smart cities, and moving from a low carbon society to a zero carbon society. carbon.
By the hour, more than 100 operators around the world have deployed Huawei’s low-carbon solutions, reducing carbon emissions by 40 million tons.
In talent development, Huawei’s long-term strategy in MEA aims to develop ICT knowledge for various markets by leveraging their strengths in advanced technologies.
“In the age of the digital economy, digital talent will be key to digital transformation and economic growth.” Huawei is committed to developing more than 100,000 ICT talents in the Middle East over the next 5 years. In the Middle East, we have set up 154 Huawei ICT Academies, and more than 3,000 students have participated in the flagship Seeds for the Future program, and more than 17,000 students have obtained Huawei certification.
“Huawei is committed to cultivating innovative talents for graduate and professional colleges, accelerating innovation in teaching, research and bridging the digital divide, and promoting the balanced development of education in the basic education,” a Yi added.
Yi also pointed out that Huawei is committed to using its global knowledge and expertise in more than 170 markets and in mega projects such as the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics for the benefit of mega. events in the Middle East region, including ensuring the success of Saudi Arabia. Hajj network of Arabia for 16 years, accident free and delivering unprecedented experiences at the upcoming Qatar 2022 World Cup.
“We remain committed to cooperating with our suppliers and partners to provide customized, secure, reliable, stable and competitive solutions to our customers in the Middle East region,” Yi concluded.
— TradeArabia Press Service