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Huawei and Huawei Marine Successfully Host 2nd Asia Pacific Submarine Networks Forum in Singapore

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Huawei and Huawei Marine successfully hosted the 2nd Asia Pacific Submarine Networks Forum in Singapore. Through a lineup of presentations and panel discussions, the forum stimulated a fruitful discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing the Asia Pacific region and how to map a better connected area through submarine cable systems. The forum was attended by over 150 delegates from submarine telecom operators, government regulators, the investment community and solutions providers, as well as industry analysts.

Huawei and Huawei Marine successfully hosted the 2nd Asia Pacific Submarine Networks Forum in Singapore.
Huawei and Huawei Marine successfully hosted the 2nd Asia Pacific Submarine Networks Forum in Singapore.
David Wei Chengmin, President of Huawei Southern Pacific Region said in his welcome speech that, “Submarine networks system is the foundation of today’s ICT development. It connects the islands and mainland in the Asia-Pacific region, transmitting hundreds of thousands of data and information across the nations. It enhances individual user experience when using the latest video technology and it allows user to stay connected anywhere, anytime. Submarine cable system also helps Enterprises to accelerate digital transformation and advance the National ICT development.”

“We are delighted to co-host the 2nd Asia-Pacific Submarine Network Forum in Singapore after the 1st Asia-Pacific Submarine Network Forum held in Beijing last year,” said Xiao Zhendong, President of Carrier’s Networks Business Group of Huawei Southern East Asia Region, “We hope to establish an open industrial dialog platform and a regular communication mechanism for the regional government, operators, investors and partners through the Annual Asia-Pacific Submarine Network Forum, in order to promote industry ecosystem and join hands in building a better connected Asia Pacific.”

Mao Shengjiang, Chief Operating Officer of Huawei Marine, made the summary speech. He said:” It is a great honor for us to co-host this forum with Terabit Consulting and to welcome all distinguished guests. Since 2009, Huawei Marine has involved in 17 projects in Asia Pacific region. We will continue investing in this region and I believe we could expect a better connected Asia Pacific through our collaboration with industry partners. ”

Speakers of the forum includes Guo Xujie, Director of Economic Development Department, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) China, Mike Constable, CEO of Huawei Marine, Dominic Quai, Director of Papua New Guinea DataCo, Eng Sokheng Meng, Head of International Commercial of Ezecom, Liu Zhiwei, Director of Network Platform, Tencent and Michael Ruddy, Director of International Research from Terabit Consulting.

The following afternoon, Huawei and Huawei Marine arranged a vessel visit in Loyang, Singapore. More than 60 guests took a visit to an SBSS construction ship, which is preparing for cable loading for the Malaysia-Cambodia-Thailand (MCT) submarine cable system project.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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About Huawei Marine Networks Co., Ltd.

Huawei Marine Networks Co., Limited (Huawei Marine) is a joint venture established by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and Global Marine Systems Limited. Combining the substantial expertise of the two parent companies, Huawei Marine integrates the state-of-the-art optical transmission technology and 160 years of marine engineering and installation excellence, with a strong commitment to the development of innovative submarine cable network solutions throughout the globe. Huawei Marine delivers highly reliable, cost-effective turnkey submarine cable system solutions incorporating system design, integration and installation services with an on-going focus and commitment to customer support for network operators.

Written by asiafreshnews

October 18, 2016 at 6:45 pm

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