Maxis, Huawei team up to accelerate 5G

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Leading converged communications and digital services company, Maxis Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd to accelerate 5G technology in Malaysia.

The MoU — which will see both companies cooperating on a full-fledged 5G trials with end-to-end systems and services — was inked during the ongoing 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

In a statement yesterday, Maxis CEO-designate Gokhan Ogut said — the company has long started its 5G journey, focusing on live trials, investments and evolving their network infrastructure to be ready for a future where smart solutions would be part of everyday life.

“We are pleased to be working with a long-term partner, Huawei, on our 5G trials and to be a pioneer in bringing the latest technologies to Malaysia once again.

“At Maxis, we have been maintaining our network leadership in terms of speed, quality and performance in Malaysia, and we look forward to delivering the best 5G innovation for both consumers and businesses for the future,” he added.

Meanwhile, Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan said the collaboration proved the commitment of both companies to the future of 5G in Malaysia.

“As a leading global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure, Huawei is committed to helping Maxis to expand the boundaries of their business and find paths to new growth with our full-series, all-scenario simplified 5G products,” he added. — Bernama