Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Huawei: 5G will open up a world of possibilities

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Thursday 12 July 18

In the run up to the Asia Communication Awards in Singapore this month, Total Telecom caught up with Konesh Kochhal, Director for Industry Engagement, Southern Pacific Strategy Marketing Department at Huawei, to find out how the region is preparing for 5G

What is the significance of 5G as a technology, compared to previous generations? When Huawei looks at 5G, we consider it not just being a technological evolution but an ecosystem shift towards connecting people, things and Enterprises.Previous generations have addressed the paradigm of the connectivity of people. Now with 5G coming in, we as ecosystem need to bridge all of the gaps that previous generations had, and that leads to the development of specific use cases for internet of things, enterprises and vertical Industries. In the past, we had exclusive infrastructures serving a particular use case from these aspects and you had a lot of investment going in on building, optimizing and maintaining those services. 5G technology by addressing the gaps around previous technology generations like ubiquitous coverage layer for connecting people to people, people to things and things to things, supporting large capacities by combining varied Spectrum bands to form a single large pipe…

What is the significance of 5G as a technology, compared to previous generations? When Huawei looks at 5G, we consider it not just being a technological evolution but an ecosystem shift towards connecting people, things and Enterprises.Previous generations have addressed the paradigm of the connectivity of people. Now with 5G coming in, we as ecosystem need to bridge all of the gaps that previous generations had, and that leads to the development of specific use cases for internet of things, enterprises and vertical Industries. In the past, we had exclusive infrastructures serving a particular use case from these aspects and you had a lot of investment going in on building, optimizing and maintaining those services. 5G technology by addressing the gaps around previous technology generations like ubiquitous coverage layer for connecting people to people, people to things and things to things, supporting large capacities by combining varied Spectrum bands to form a single large pipe…

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