Huawei Looks Out For Global Partnerships to Build 5G

By CIOReview | Monday, March 14, 2016

FREMONT, CA: According to an article in the Vanguard by Emeka Aginam, Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Huawei, is seeking global partnership to build and expand the mobile industry ecosystem to become more resilient and ensure the success of the latest technology.

As a driving force to lead 5G innovations, Huawei has continued to extend global partnership initiatives with more than 20 carriers, including CMCC, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, NTT DOCOMO, Telefonica, TeliaSonera and Etisalat, and industry partners, spanning continents in Asia, Europe, and North America. The technology firm said it believed strongly that customer-oriented innovation with an open partnership was the foundation to create the next generation of wireless technologies. According to Huawei, over the past years, it had established joint innovation programs with leading operators, and conducted lab test and field trials with a broad spectrum of 5G enabling technologies.

Speaking on the achievements of the firm, Huawei Fellow, Wen Tong, said, “We will continue to focus our effort to 5G technology innovations. In the spirit of joint innovations with the entire ecosystem, we will strive to bring the 5G technologies into maturity and to deliver value to our customers and end users.”He further adds, “We are addressing some of the most challenging areas in 5G technologies, namely, the new air-interface with capability to meet the entire requirement for the 5G applications, the programmable application-driven-network architecture built on the cloud-native platform and a holistic set of the new capabilities to enable the vertical applications for emerging 5G services and applications. “In addition, we are excited to participate in the recent announcement of a series China 5G technologies field trial to contribute our effort to commercial 5G launch in 2020.”