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Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei sign MoU to build a global 5.5G pioneer network

Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei sign MoU to build a global 5.5G pioneer network

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During MWC23, Huawei and Saudi Arabian telecommunications operator Zain signed a strategic cooperation MoU for 5.5G City joint innovation project.

Under the MoU, both parties will work together to promote technological innovation for 5.5G evolution and expand scalable offerings to individual, enterprise, and government customers. Additionally, they will strengthen the digital infrastructure and build a global 5.5G evolution pioneer network, providing a strong engine to achieve the national digitalisation goals outlined in Saudi Vision 2030.

Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei will collaborate to enhance technological innovation, improve user experience, and develop new use cases. The collaboration will involve providing a seamless gigabit experience in both indoor and outdoor scenarios through the large-scale deployment of MetaAAU and 5G carrier aggregation, as well as LampSite digital indoor solutions. Additionally, initiatives will be taken to enhance the performance of Massive MIMO networks and to develop end-to-end autonomous network operation and optimisation capabilities.

Both parties will also work together to develop new use cases for the Internet of Things, IoT and private network solutions. Finally, the partnership will explore innovative cooperation in areas such as ultra-compact site and green energy solutions, among others.

Ritchie Peng, President of Huawei’s 5G Product Line, said, “We are committed to providing products and solutions for operators and helping them build high-quality mobile networks through continuous technical innovations. We are excited to work with Zain Saudi Arabia on this 5.5G City project and hope that this cooperation will allow our innovative products and solutions to create business and social value. Our vision is to help Zain Saudi Arabia build better 5G networks and more importantly, digital infrastructure.”

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