U Mobile, the data-centric and multiple award-winning Malaysian telco has signed a Letter of Intent with Huawei Technologies Malaysia, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, for 5G collaborations and this move is in preparation for the telco’s 5G roll out next year when the regulatory perimeters have been defined. The collaboration between the two companies will include 5G live trials being conducted in Malaysia.
“U Mobile is delighted to collaborate with our longstanding partner Huawei Malaysia as part of our Road To 5G Strategy. As we are prepping for 5G roll out next year, we are looking forward to working together with Huawei Malaysia to carry out 5G live trials soon. These efforts will ensure maximum benefit may be reaped when commercial roll out of 5G takes place in Malaysia,” said Wong Heang Tuck, CEO of U Mobile.
“We are privileged to work hand in hand with U Mobile to explore Huawei 5G technology leadership on Gigabit speeds, ultra-low latency and massive communications network in Malaysia. We are looking forward to growing together as the technology enabler and leader in 5G service innovation,” said Michael Yuan, CEO of Huawei Malaysia.
The signing ceremony took place at the Huawei Headquarters in Dongguan, China. The LOI was signed by Wong Heang Tuck, CEO of U Mobile and Michael Yuan, CEO of Huawei Malaysia.