Huawei Middle East President highlights Huawei’s commitments

Huawei Middle East President highlights Huawei’s commitment to the region telecom and other sectors and industries digitalization and sustainable development through advanced green technologies

• Steven Yi: “In Pakistan, we work with local customers, businesses, and partners to improve local network connectivity and improve the quality of life for the people” • Steven Yi:“We need to be united to establish unified laws and regulations so that the future of digital economy can flourish” • Steven Yi: “Cybersecurity requires global collaboration, it’s not something that could be done by one company or one country alone.” • Steven Yi: “Huawei’s release of IntelligentRAN solution is an embodiment of our commitment to to carriers buinenss future.” • Steven Yi: “Focusing and expanding the digital space comes with its own concerns over energy consumption.”

Pakistan (Nut Desk) Steven Yi, President of Huawei Middle East, highlighted Huawei’s commitment to support governments across the region achieve their digital transformation visions with 5G networks and other advanced technologies as an enabler. This took place during an exclusive media roundtable from Pakistan and 9 other Middle East countries held on the sidelines of the SAMENA Leaders’ Summit 2022, the top telecom industry event hosted by Huawei for the 9th consecutive year and attended by indsutry leaders, experts and decision makers from telecom companies, regulatory bodies, industry organizations and related stakeholders from SAMENA Region (South Asia, Middle East North Africa). Steven Yi stressed that in Pakistan, Huawei works with local customers, businesses, and partners to improve local network connectivity and improve the quality of life for the people.

Yi also highlighted the importance of the telecom sector as an enabler for other industries’ sustainable development and growth in light of the evolving 5G landscape and the immense opportunities for enterprises in the 5G era. Yi also noted that Huawei, together with carriers and partners, has signed 3,000 5G commercial contracts, and that 5G saw large-scale commercial deployment in many industries, including manufacturing, mining, steel, port, chemical, cement, power grid, and healthcare.

“Middle East countries are leading globally in 5G deployment. 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 visions with digitization and sustainable development as key drivers. Yi highlighted. Additionally, during the Summit, leading regional operators and Huawei launched IntelligentRAN, an advanced telecom network solution, which comes in line with Huawei’s objective to empower the telecommunication sector with more advanced innovations and value for its own business and other sectors and industries businesses by means of injecting intelligent to wireless networks and achieve autonomous driving network in the wireless domain in the future.

“The intelligentRAN architecture is constructed to develop a mobile network with intelligent service operation, intelligent network optimization, and simplified O&M. This feature helps customers and partners quickly provision services and guarantee user experience, maximize user experience, reduce energy consumption, and simplify O&M in multi-frequency and multi-mode scenarios.” With digital technologies advancing rapidly, securing networks and cybersecurity continues to be Huawei’s top priority.

“We have a sound cybersecurity and privacy protection assurance structure which has a leading global records.” Steven Yi said. “Our practices in cybersecurity have won the continuous trust of our partners including those in the Middle East. We believe that cyber security is a shared responsibility and it’s crucial to have an open discussion around cybersecurity governance architecture in line of international standards like 3GPP, GSMA NESAS and others.

Last year, we unveiled the largest cybersecurity and transparency center around the world in Dongguan China, and we hope that we will be able to invite you to visit there after the pandemic to experience this open collaboration platform targeted at addressing cybersecurity challenges and come up with joint innovations for improving the future of cybersecurity.” Yi continued. Steven Yi also stressed on Huawei’s commitment to support building digital economies in the Middle East region “We need to be united to establish unified laws and regulations so that the digital economy can be protected.” “Huawei has worked with customers to deploy 5G technology and hope to see more use cases of 5G in vertical industries in the Middle East region.