‘Huawei Carrier Congress 2021’ kicks off in Bangladesh

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited has started a special event titled “Huawei Carrier Congress 2021” with industry stakeholders from home and abroad.

The goal is to exchange views about technology trends and other aspects that may influence the tech world in the coming days.

The event was virtually inaugurated by Mustafa Jabbar, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Division on Thursday and it will be continued till almost the end of May.

BTRC Chairman Shyam Sunder Sikder was present at the event as the special guest while Edward Zhou, Vice President, Global Public Affairs of Huawei; Zhang Zhengjun, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited; Xu Dongjian, CTO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited and Tao Guangyao, COO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, were also present.

Scott W Minehane, Managing Director of Windsore Place Consulting and Amit Reaz from Asia Pacific Office of ITU also joined the event with their presentation on ‘National Broadband Reference Sharing’ and ‘Digital Transformation: Expectation and Considerations for IMT2020roll out’ respectively. Konesh Kochhal, Director, Industry Ecosystem Engagements, Huawei Asia Pacific Region talked about Digital Bangladesh Opportunities.

Various MNOs, including the telecom operators, partners, regulators, think-tanks, academia, from Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal are expected to join this event in next few days virtually and physically maintaining health safety rules during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Huawei is committed to helping the industry expand the boundaries of their business and look for new paths that will ensure growth. To explore these opportunities and more, this event has been arranged where participants and discussants will exchange views about technology trends and business solutions.

Huawei will be showcasing the latest innovations from their R&D for knowledge sharing and enlightenment. With this demonstration, the industry players will be well aware of the potential ICT inclusions to different industries and how those inclusions can be beneficial in the socio-economic aspect. The congress will also discuss innovations in the telecom sector.

In his speech, the BTRC Chairman Shyam Sunder Sikder, says, “Huawei has organised this congress as a common platform to facilitate exchange of knowledge among national and international organisations and individuals. This arrangement has a great potential to amplify the digital growth of Bangladesh by broadening the thinking process of every one.

“I’d like to thank Huawei for its hard work and support in making Digital Bangladesh a reality. This company is one of the pioneers in digital and telecommunications technology and we hope you will continue your efforts long into the future.”

Zhang Zhengjun said, “At Huawei, we will continuously increase our R&D investment that allows us to keep enhancing the competitiveness of our products and services, promoting open innovation, and creating greater value for our customers and society at large.

“This year, in Bangladesh, we commit to keep investment on talent cultivation and joint solution innovation with partners. There is an old saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.” So let’s “Stay Together, Win Together”. “In Bangladesh for Bangladesh”.”

Inspired by the theme ‘Lighting up the Future,’ the event will shed light on issues related to intelligent networks, digital O&M, the foundation for digital services, 5GtoB, building the future with tech industry and technology for a better world. Guests present at the event on opening day also delivered speeches on different pertinent topics.

Source: United News of Bangladesh