According to sources from NikkeiAsia, Huawei has just won the contract to deploy 5G network for Indonesia’s second largest mobile operator, Indosat Ooredoo.
Chinese tech giant Huawei has been facing increasing pressure in Western countries and bans from US authorities. However, the company is also focusing on Southeast Asia, as it has reached a 5G deal in Indonesia.
Under the signed agreement, Huawei will help Indonesia develop human resources in 5G technology and related areas in the region. Specifically, the company will conduct training for 100,000 employees who are proficient in digital technology, especially in areas related to cloud computing and 5G. Huawei will even set up this training program, like training its internal employees.
As reported by NikkeiAsiaThis is the first memorandum for the Indonesian government. With the help of Huawei, Indonesia hopes to bring its human resource level to international standards, a source close to.
In addition, Huawei will also cooperate with an Indonesian government agency to promote development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G networks. Notably, Huawei will also provide technology to Indosat Ooredoo, the second largest telecom company in Indonesia, to install 5G infrastructure in the Jakarta metropolitan area of the country.
Another source related to telecom group Telekomunikasi Indonesia said that Huawei equipment is 20-30% cheaper than Nokia and Ericsson equipment and quality is increasing.
Previously, Huawei also set up a 5G research center in Thailand and is investing funds to support local startups. At the same time, the company is also investing in a third data center in the country, which is expected to be completed next year.
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