KUALA LUMPUR – ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, is well positioned to invest in the Asia Pacific region and become a market leader in providing 5G-centric connectivity, compute and platform to facilitate the digital transformation of thousands of industries on 5 November.
“ZTE has always shown its commitment to empowering the digital and intelligent transformation of thousands of industries by building ultimate networks, precision cloud networks and empowerment platforms, shared Mr. Bai Yang, Vice President of ZTE Corporation, leader of Global Marketing Solution Department in Pan-Asia Pacific region.
In Bai Yang’s presentation entitled, “Pave the way for a digital future” made at the GSMA Thrive Asia Pacific 2020 virtual conference on 3 November 2020, he described Asia Pacific as “young and dynamic” with a huge digital potential given that 5G is gathering pace regionally.
The three-day conference, starting 3 November 2020, was organised by Global System for Mobile Communications Association in partnership with Mobile 360 series.
He emphasized ZTE’s commitment to help accelerate the digital transformation process, by providing the capabilities of 5G-centric connectivity, compute and platform to facilitate the digital transformation of thousands of industries in the Asia Pacific region building and incubating a continuous pipeline of opportunities to create new businesses and growth areas for this region.
According to The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2020 report published by the GSM Association, nine markets in this region have launched commercial mobile 5G services and 12 more have officially announced plans to do so. Malaysia is among several nations in the Asia Pacific region, including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia who are all aiming to be global leaders in 5G.
ZTE Malaysia is working closely with its 5G partners in Malaysia, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and U Mobile Sdn Bhd to accelerate their 5G deployment goals in Malaysia.
Very recently, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd announced its partnership with ZTE Corporation for its nationwide Radio Access Network (RAN) modernisation which will deliver an improved experience to its customers while ensuring that its network is ready for 5G.
Two months ago, U Mobile Sdn Bhd launched its “Fast Forward with U Mobile 5G” live trial at Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur where U Mobile prepaid and postpaid customers with SIMs ready for 5G (pre-activated) will be able to ‘fast forward’ into the future and get a taste of 5G.
The live trial which is currently running until 31 December 2020 is powered by ZTE Corporation. The indoor 5G network is available at selected areas on Lower Ground, Ground Floor and Level 1 of Berjaya Times Square. In addition to working with local telcos, ZTE (Malaysia) Corporation Sdn Bhd has been hosting its Leading 5G Tour, an annual event in Malaysia since 2014.
Held on 8 July 2020, key highlights of this year’s event, themed “Into the New Norm”, included showcasing ZTE’s leading edge end-to-end solutions for telecommunications and its cutting edge core network innovations and robotic demonstrations using multi-access edge computing.