5G ecosystem growing faster than expectation: Speakers
ISLAMABAD, Apr 24 (APP):A leading global information provider and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices “Huawei” has hosted ‘5G is ON’ forum at the SAMENA Leaders’ Summit in Dubai.
During the forum, organizations from the public and private sectors laid plans for 5G readiness in the region, while examining best practices ahead of large-scale 5G network deployments in the Middle East and internationally.
Huawei provided insights on how 5G can benefit the acceleration of digital transformation, help achieve the targets of the national visions and agendas, in addition to pushing the development of different industries and sectors in the region, , said a news release.
Under the summit theme ‘Early Proliferation of 5G – Vital to Building the Digital Economy’, Huawei participated in several top discussions at the Summit. These included the high-level leaders’ roundtable conversation addressing the impact of 5G, industry 4.0, cross-industry engagement, and digital enablement.
Huawei was also a key contributor to the leaders’ panel discussion, with participants examining key policies that will enable the transition to an inclusive 5G ecosystem across the Middle East.
Vice President of Huawei Middle East Marketing Wang Su, Industry Director, Google MENA Pierric Duthoit, General Manager, Sony Professional Solutions MEA Hajime (Gen) Nakamura, Project manager from China Unicom Research Institute Wang Xiangning, CTO of TYJW Yang Meng, President of Carrier Network Business Group, Huawei Middle East An Jian and Vice President of Huawei 5G Product Line Du Yeqing spoke on the occasion.
VP of Huawei Middle East (ME) Marketing Wang Su, said, 5G industrial development is accelerating and Huawei will work with ecosystem cooperators on Cloud X solutions and vertical industry applications (Oil & Gas, etc.) through its wireless XLabs and ME Open Lab.
Huawei is working with customers and partners to drive the large-scale commercial rollout of 5G and build a mature 5G ecosystem that thrives on shared success, pushes the limits of technology and promotes social progress along the way.
Industry Director, Google MENA Pierric Duthoit, said: “We are happy to participate at the 5G is ON forum in Leaders’ Summit, SAMENA. He said, as 5G is transforming most industries, we believe that the acceleration of the development of video consumption on Youtube and the rise of new applications such as VR/AR with Google Lens, Google Photos, Google Paly Store and cloud gaming will certainly benefit from the 5G.
General Manager, Sony Professional Solutions MEA Hajime (Gen) Nakamura, , said to thrive in today’s media environment, there is need to deliver content anytime, anywhere to an unprecedented range of platforms.
He said stressed the need for reducing footprint, streamlining operations and achieving financial flexibility without sacrificing quality.
He said, Sony’s Intelligent Media Services enhanced with the introduction of 5G services will provide customers flexibility to unlock more value from their content.
CTO of TYJW Yang Meng, said that 5G has already widely applied in China by China Unicom.
VP of Huawei 5G Product Line Du Yeqing, introduced the progress of Huawei 5G ecosystem cooperation strategy.
For the past few years, he said, Huawei’s main focus areas has been creating the 5G ecosystem through collaborating with leading partners in the region and globally.
President of Carrier Network Business Group, Huawei Middle East An Jian said Huawei established X-lab 3 years ago to explore vertical use cases with our global partners.
“In Middle East, we launched a local ME ecosystem partnership program last year, to incubate local use cases in the region. We believe that the oil industry can champion that transformation to harness the power of 5G. In Middle East, all of the GCC countries have started 5G deployment.