Thailand’s Advanced Info Service (AIS) said Huawei Technologies is among five companies tendering to build its 5G core networks, Reuters reported.
AIS, Thailand’s largest mobile operator, is in the final stage of selecting vendors. Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, ZTE and Samsung are in the race to win the 5G network tender, said the company’s president Hui Weng Cheong.
“We are in the process of selecting vendors for the proper 5G core networks, both the Chinese and the Europeans,” said Weng Cheong.
AIS won 23 spectrum licences for 5G in auctions in February.
True won 17 spectrum licences for building 5G network in auctions in February.
Telenor-promoted Total Access Communication (DTAC) won two spectrum licences for 5G in auctions in February.