- DoT sends letter for Huawei to partner in its programme to run 5G trials within 2 days of the cabinet approving the new telecom policy
- Huawei to bring in latest technology and global expertise for ushering India into the 5G era
Within two days of the Indian Cabinet approving the new telecom policy, the ‘National Digital Communications Policy 2018’, the Government of India, on 27th September shared the 5G trials partnership letter with Huawei. In addition, Huawei also received the approval for its 5G demo spectrum from DoT.
In recent years, “Digital India” and national 5G planning have accelerated. The Indian government is open, has collaborative approach and welcomes Huawei to join the ICT development of the country. In February 2018, Huawei partnered with major Indian operator to take the lead in completing 5G laboratory testing in India.
Jay Chen, CEO of Huawei India shared, “We appreciate the Indian Government’s decision to partner Huawei for the 5G trials and appreciate all the support and co-operation offered by the Government towards Huawei’s business operations in India. Huawei’s leading technology and world-class solutions customized for Indian specific needs are recognized by the Indian government and industry.”
“Huawei is committed to ‘Digital India’ and will actively cooperate with the 5G planning and preparation of Indian government and industry. Through the proposed trials, Huawei plans to contribute for development of timely and high-quality 5G technology and use cases that will enable social and economic development in India for consumers and industry,” added Chen.