Maxis Has Teamed Up With Huawei To Launch Malaysia's First 5G Network

The companies are working towards "a future where smart solutions will be part of everyday life."

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Maxis has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei to accelerate the deployment of 5G networks in Malaysia

The MoU was signed at the Mobile World Congress 2019 on 25 February in Barcelona, Spain, New Straits Times reported.

The memorandum establishes the beginnings of a cooperation between Maxis and Huawei to start full-fledged 5G trials with end-to-end systems and services

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Signing on behalf of Maxis were CEO-designate Gokhan Ogut and Chief Technology Officer Morten Bangsgaard.

Huawei was represented by its Rotating Chairman Guo Ping, its President of Southern Pacific Region Jeffery Liu, and its CEO of Malaysia Michael Yuan.

According to Ogut, Maxis has long started its 5G journey, focusing on live trials, investments, and evolving their network infrastructure "to be ready for a future where smart solutions will be part of everyday life"

"We are pleased to be working with world class technology leader and long-term partner Huawei on our 5G trials, and to be a pioneer in bringing the latest technologies to Malaysia once again," he added.

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"As a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure, Huawei is committed to helping Maxis to expand the boundaries of their business and find paths to new growth with our full-series, all-scenario simplified 5G products," said Yuan.

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