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Huawei shares innovative ICT regional visions at Zain Technology Conference

  • ICT innovation will drive the next decade
  • Huawei signs MoU with Zain to increase network efficiency by developing SDN in six markets across MENA
  • Huawei signs five-year managed services agreement with Zain Sudan

Amman, Jordan – As part of its commitment to drive ICT development in the next decade, Huawei exhibited its latest products and solutions during its participation at the Zain Technology Conference (ZTC) 2016 in Amman, Jordan.

Under the theme ‘ROADS to your digital world’, Huawei presented its latest technologies and advanced solutions that will enable Middle East’s ICT industry to rethink business, redefine network and remodel operation. Aside from showcasing innovative SDN solutions, Huawei also displayed OmniChannel, a cross-channel business model that companies use to improve customer experience; and Much TV, a video ecosystem that enables streaming of video content through Huawei’s video cloud.

On the sidelines of the sixth edition of the Zain Technology Conference, Huawei and Zain signed a five-year managed services agreement to streamline Zain Sudan’s operations. Huawei will help improve Zain Sudan’s profitability by reducing the carrier’s overheads, providing advanced management tool and network services that enable the telecom leader to focus on building its business.

“Zain’s own strategy of being a sustainable digital communications company has long focused on the consumers and enterprises rich lifestyle experience, by using technology to create more value for the customer. As a full-service ICT solutions provider, Huawei remains committed to supporting Zain in these ambitions through our end-to-end portfolio that is matched with Zain’s long-term business strategy.” Scott Gegenheimer, CEO, Zain Group, said: “In order for Zain to continually evolve to be a sustainable integrated digital lifestyle services provider, we heavily rely on key strategic technology partners like Huawei to meet our ambitious sustainable digital innovation goals. Innovation and its implementation to enhance our customers’ mobile experience lies at the heart of Zain’s vision.”

“Our participation at the Zain Technology Conference in Jordan gives us an opportunity to showcase Huawei’s latest solutions that will play a significant role in advancing the region’s ICT sector over the next decade,” Lan Yun, President, Carrier Network Business Group (CNBG), Huawei Middle East. “We are delighted to continue to build on our relationship with Zain Group, through deploying Huawei managed services in Zain Sudan, and empowering the Group’s network with Software-defined Network (SDN) solutions in six markets across MENA”.

Zain and Huawei have been strengthening their strategic partnership across various technology initiatives to provide Zain customers with superior communications experiences. Earlier this year, the two companies signed a strategic agreement to enhance the efficiency of its networks through SDN solutions by the year 2020. The network upgrade is projected to increase efficiency significantly across its existing networks in Kuwait, KSA, Jordan, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan. With SDN and NFV technologies at the heart of the group’s infrastructure; customers will be able to order or change a service from the comfort of their home or office, while experiencing a high level of service and quality.

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