Huawei CEO Ken Hu on mobile broadband biz strategy

Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu
Huawei Rotating CEO Ken Hu today announced its MBB 2020 Strategy on the opening day of the 2015 Global Mobile Broadband Forum.

The Chinese telecom network vendor said its mobile broadband strategy for the next five years will focus on spectrum, air interface, network architecture, integrated base stations, and operations based on user experience.

“From now until 2020, we have three main targets: supporting 6.7 billion mobile broadband users, supporting a 1Gbps access rate, and supporting 1 billion connections for the cellular Internet of Things (IoT),” said Huawei Rotating CEO Ken Hu.

The CEO said the telecom industry needs develop and unify cross-industry standards, contain costs, and promote cooperation among different stakeholders to drive IoT market.

HKT demos world’s first 4.5G 1Gbps mobile network

HKT and Huawei demonstrated the world’s first 4.5G 1Gbps mobile network at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015.

Hundreds of guests witnessed peak download speed of 1.2Gbps, paving the way for the commercial availability of 4.5G in 2016.
Alex Arena, Group Managing Director of HKT, and Huawei Rotating CEO Ken Hu
Today’s demonstration introduces a world-first 4CC CA network, with a peak download speed that is 2.6 times faster than the 3CC CA network record to mark the arrival of the 4.5G era.

Alex Arena, group managing director of HKT, said: “Harnessing the 4.5G 1Gbps innovations from Huawei and the strength of our fiber-rich network, we are proud to set a new benchmark for global mobile broadband.”

4.5G LTE technology will enable telecom operators to improve the user experience and support the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things, as well as new mobile Internet applications, such as those using virtual reality glasses and drone technology.

The annual Global Mobile Broadband (MBB) Forum will showcase 4.5G applications, 5G innovation, Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT), and MBB network evolution, among other trends. The Hong Kong MBB Experience Tour on HKT’s 1Gbps LTE commercial network is a highlight of the Global MBB Forum 2015.

Speakers from GSMA, CMCC, Telefonica, Vodafone, Orange, Telecom Italia, SoftBank, Google, BOSCH, and others will give presentations at the 2015 Global MBB Forum.

Baburajan K
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