Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, has the most advanced and cheapest 5G network in the world. While the US beckons on its allies to dump Huawei’s 5G, the company is signing more contracts in some regions. The latest is Malaysia. Yesterday, Huawei and Malaysian operator, Maxis, officially signed a 5G cooperation contract in the presence of Malaysian Prime Minister’, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad. This is an important development for Malaysia’s telecommunications industry.
Maxis CEO, Gokhan Ogut, and Huawei Malaysia CEO, Yuan Ming, signed the contract on behalf of Maxis and Huawei respectively. According to Maxis, it is committed to working with the Chinese telecom company to launch 5G in Malaysia. As part of the agreement, the Chinese company will provide 4G and 5G wireless devices and services to help Maxis fully build 5G. Huawei will also set up a strong team of experts to provide a series of technical training programs and support for the planning, operation, and maintenance of 5G networks.
In addition, Maxis will provide comprehensive support in global experience, industry insights, standards, products, and solutions. This will make 5G easier to deploy and operate in Malaysia. Huawei said that this is an important milestone in the development of Maxis 5G. Furthermore, it will bring many benefits to the people and enterprises in Malaysia.
Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Mahathir, said: “…Technology plays a vital role in the progress of Malaysia. We cannot be left behind…I am very happy to see the strategic cooperation between Maxis and Huawei …”