Malaysian telecom and digital service company – Maxis and Huawei on October 3 signed agreement to help boost Malaysia’s adaptation of 5G technology.
Arshad Raja Tun Uda, chairman of Maxis, a leading converged communications and digital services company in Malaysia, said the agreement was an important step forward for the country.
Under the agreement, Huawei will supply 5G equipment and services over a period for three years, allowing Maxis to modernize its existing networks to be compatible with 5G ahead of the public launch.
The agreement also includes technical support by Huawei experts including training programs and planning, operating and maintenance of the 5G network.
“With 5G technology deployment, we foresee Malaysia will go through a phase of rapid digital transformation. 5G technology is expected to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT), which will be a part of the implementation of an end-to-end solution that covers the supply chain to meet the requirements of building a smart nation” said Ryan Ding, the president of Huawei Carrier Business Group.