Huawei and INWIT ink small cell innovation partnership

Huawei and telecom tower company INWITHuawei has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with INWIT, a tower company of Telecom Italia, for cooperation in products and technologies, services and platforms, and ecosystems and expansions of indoor business.

Huawei will support in upgrade of indoor network coverage, expand network capacity, and create 5G-oriented digital networks in Italy.

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INWIT has listed indoor coverage construction as one key action on its 2018 business agenda.

Product solutions and innovations in researches and applications of small cell technologies will be the top priority to explore mobile office network automation for industry 4.0 and transition indoor digitalization toward 5G, said Oscar Cicchetti, CEO of INWIT.

Peter Zhou, chief marketing officer of Wireless Network of Huawei, said its solutions allow cables to be reserved for and existing site resources to be reused by 5G networks, helping operators transition to 5G while pursue advantages in indoor coverage with maximized investment efficiency.