Huawei today hosted the Huawei Southeast Asia LTE Summit 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Summit held in Bangkok this year has brought together industry experts and key players to share the latest and best deployment practices and to address the opportunities and challenges as we enter the LTE era.
LTE has become the fastest developing mobile communications technology ever. Operators report strong data traffic and revenue growth from mobile broadband and are increasing investments in their infrastructure and networks to cope with current and future needs. Challenges remain in terms of LTE deployment costs, subscriber attraction, brand awareness, and product management. During the event, Huawei has showcased its LTE TDD, Small Cell and antenna & IBS products and demonstrated how the deployment of these technologies impact the networks and maximize spectrum efficiency in Southeast Asia.
Mr. David Sun, president and chief executive officer of Huawei Southeast Asia region, commented, “With our proven track record of deploying 189 LTE networks globally, more and more operators have seen Huawei as a trusted strategic partner for their network transformation. To address the increasing growth in data traffic and rising demand for mobile broadband coverage, operators in Southeast Asia have been looking into ways to adopt advanced wireless network solutions and LTE technologies.”
Huawei Southeast Asia LTE Summit 2015 was attended by representatives from Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), GSMA Asia, Global mobile Suppliers Association and Qualcomm, as well as leading global operators and service providers such as Spark NZ and HKT.
In 2014, the revenue of Huawei carrier business has increased by 16.4% to USD31 billion globally, with a strong contribution from mobile broadband network rollouts. Huawei’s award-winning LTE solution is part of its strategy to lead the industry while helping network operators maximize existing network value and performance. Huawei received the LTE Innovation of the Year Award at the 2014 Telecom Asia Readers` Choice & Innovation Awards for its LTE-Advanced FDD and TDD Convergence Carrier Aggregation solution.