TM and ZTE Malaysia partner to build hybrid cloud 5G core network

TM and ZTE Malaysia partner to build hybrid cloud 5G core network

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and ZTE (Malaysia) Corporation are partnering to build a hybrid cloud 5G core network that is designed for future technologies and applications.

Over the next three years, the partnership will foster innovation and advancement of state-of-the-art technologies for TM’s 5G Core project, which includes bare metal containers, SDN-based architecture, hardware acceleration, CUPS and 3-layer decoupling.

This rollout is anticipated to transform and revolutionize the way that data will be processed and transmitted – which could significantly impact the development of future technologies and applications.

Developing a high-capacity network will also address the rising need for network bandwidth and speed as Malaysia’s 5G adoption and ecosystem accelerates.

Jasmine Lee Sze Inn, Executive Vice President for Mobile, TM,said: “We believe that this collaboration will further accelerate the adoption of 5G networks across Malaysia.”

Steven Ge, CEO, ZTE Malaysia, said: “We are confident that the advancement of our hybrid cloud 5G core network will be the model for future networks. ZTE is committed in this collaboration that will put Malaysia as one of the leading countries in the region to roll-out its 5G network.”

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