Sourced from: NepaliTelecom.com.
Huawei, leading ICT solutions and service provider, organized a virtual tour of its Darwin Hall on May 22, 2021. The virtual program aimed at demonstrating the latest developments in the global ICT sector and Huawei’s contribution to it.
The journalists from Bangladesh and Nepal and officials of Huawei attended the tour. Jay Chen, the vice president of Huawei Asia Pacific, kept his virtual presence throughout the tour.
Potential of Digitalization during the pandemic
Guests on the tour saw 5G ToB, Smart Manufacturing, Smart Port, Smart City, Smart Police, and OTN Ultra-Fast Financial Private Lane, among other digitization-enabled technological advances. Even in pandemic conditions, these technical advances demonstrate the promise of digitalization.
During the discussion, the vice president discussed the challenges posed by the pandemic. He spoke about how technology has aided the global economic recovery.
“2020 has been a tough year for everyone,” Chen said. However, technology has been instrumental in assisting us in combating the pandemic and accelerating economic recovery. Faced with these challenges, Huawei has collaborated more closely than ever with our customers and partners. Bangladesh and Nepal, for example, are making impressive progress in keeping up with the pace.”
Among all telecom sectors in the South Asian zone, Nepal was the leader in 3G deployment. As a result, once Nepal launches its 5G network, it will accelerate the country’s digital transformation. Nonetheless, Nepal must devote a significant amount of time and effort to analysis, review, and planning for the 5G rollout, including standard regulation, frequency detection, and a rollout schedule, among other things.
“A country experiencing rapid digital transformation, Nepal used to be in the leading spot in the South Asian region for telecom sectors in the 3G era,” said Ivan, a Huawei Nepal representative. As a result, now that Nepal has begun to enter the 5G club, the entire telecom industry in Nepal can gain more confidence. However, the Government of Nepal will need to conduct further analysis, study, and planning for the commercial launch of the 5G network, including standard regulation, frequency recognition, and implementation plans, among other things.”
“We believe that during the analysis and preparation for the 5G evaluation, Nepal will continue to roll out 4G networks across the country,” he added. Many people in rural areas have yet to see the benefits of 4G. As a result, it is preferable to begin by rolling out 4G in rural areas, allowing more people to benefit from digital services.”
Huawei’s effort for Digital Transformation
Mr. Chen also said that Huawei is doing everything possible to assist in the digital transformation process. “Huawei has been pushing its boundaries to take on this genuine obligation and provide the nations with state-of-the-art technical assistance, for a continuous and seamless transition from one stage of technology-driven growth to the next,” he said.
Huawei hopes to reveal the secrets and latest discoveries in the DigiTelligent Forest, much as Charles Darwin did when he discovered a new age in natural science.
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