“Huawei will now be sharing its expertise, know-how, latest technologies, and boost technological advancements. A memorandum of understanding which will extend further in aim to reach locals, investors, and operators” – Silvio Schembri
Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri and Huawei Chief Executive Officer Thomas Miao signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at sustaining academic research areas while addressing real world challenges related to public safety, data processing, video analytics, and ICT systems.
“The memorandum of understanding is a clear sign of Huawei’s commitment in boosting innovation. We are here acknowledging the strategic nature of 5G wireless technology as an enabler for innovative applications, new business models, and investment”, said Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri.
Silvio Schembri added that through the MoU, Huawei will offer Maltese students a 2-week ICT training in China.
The Parliamentary Secretary noted that recently, the Maltese Parliament enacted 3 bills one of which is the establishment of Malta Digital Innovation Authority which is responsible to certify innovative technology arrangements that for the time being include only DLT and smart contract. “However, we acknowledge the fact that these disruptive technologies including Artificial Intelligence is a game changer for businesses and in the coming months, the authority shall also delve into AI, IoT, Quantum technology, and big data”.
Huawei CEO Thomas Miao said that the memorandum of understanding will be the next concrete step that will result in cooperation and support from the whole ecosystem. “Huawei is committed to support the Maltese Government vision and be a leader in the digital sector. We believe in Malta”.
The signing of the memorandum of understanding was followed by the Huawei 5G demo truck roadshow where one could see 5G life network and real demo cases. The Huawei 5G demo truck has the end-to-end portfolio of All-Cloud 5G products and solutions, helping carriers in 5G.