Huawei affirms commitment to develop LATAM digital infrastructure

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By Daniel Villatoro García

During the 18th version of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Huawei reaffirmed its commitment to continue working on the construction of digital infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean, further promoting digital transformation and sustainable development in the region, in order to achieve greater connectivity. At the same time, it reiterated its goal of protecting the natural environment and enabling more people to enjoy the benefits of digital technology.

Daniel Zhou, president of Huawei for Latin America and the Caribbean, said the new generation of information and communication technologies, such as 5G and 5.5G, is the first step towards achieving digital transformation and updating the industry. Digitization is accelerating in Latin America and is in a critical period of deployment of fifth generation networks.

In this regard, Huawei’s priorities in Latin America are to provide technology-leading, secure and reliable ICT infrastructure products and solutions, promote inclusive connectivity and enable people to enjoy convenient and high-quality network services.

“We look forward to working with local partners to further drive the process of digital transformation in Latin America through continuous technological innovation and make a greater contribution to the development of the local digital economy,” Zhou said.

During a meeting with the press in the region who attend MWC, the senior executive emphasized that in the era of the digital economy, the cultivation and development of digital talent is particularly critical. For this reason, Daniel Zhou Huawei highlighted Huawei’s commitment to continued to forcefully promote digital talent programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. To date, the company has worked with more than 20 ministries and 400 universities to provide ICT skills training to more than 2,400 people.

In the last year, Huawei has developed fromconstant in Latin America and continuescommitted to the construction of ICT infrastructure and the promotion of wider connectivity in Latin America. For example, cooperate with local operators to deploy the world’s southernmost 5G base station in Chile and connect the network to remote areas.

In the area of digital transformation, with more than 7,400 partners, the digital transformation of the industry, including smart agriculture projects in Brazil and Jamaica, has been promoted. In addition, Huawei has cooperated with governments and non-governmental organizations in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador through the TECH4ALL project to protect the natural environment and local biodiversity through the use of information and communication technologies.

This article has been translated from the original which first appeared in Panama America