Huawei Wins GSMA Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities Award

Information Technology Press Releases Friday March 16, 2018 13:17
Bangkok--16 Mar--Francom Asia

Huawei recently received GSMA's "Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities" award in Barcelona. The award commends Huawei for its innovative contribution as the first to apply NB-IoT technology to a dozen smart city projects.

"NB-IoT technologies are now mature with a rapidly growing ecosystem and evident business value," said Edward Fan, Vice President of Marketing at Huawei's Carrier Business Group. "Its economic and social benefit is appreciated by more and more people. There were 39 commercial networks, 500 thousand base stations and 100 million connections for NB-Io in 2017. By year-end 2018, we expect to see 100 commercial networks, 1.2 million base stations and 150 million connections," Fan added. "NB-IoT based smart-city solutions promise more efficient municipal management, better public services and smoother industrial upgrades. And People will enjoy a safer, more convenient, and better life that will bring us closer to the goal of a 'well-governed, pleasant and prosperous' smart city."

Smart city initiatives are gaining momentum globally. By working with partners and industry verticals, Huawei has engaged in enabling about 50 smart cities use cases across 40 industries: including water and gas metering, street parking, lighting, shared bicycles, smoke detection, fire hydrant monitoring, man-hole cover monitoring, environment monitoring, trash bin management, and postbox management. In smart city Yingtan, in China's Jiangxi Province, we find that once dimly lit city streets are now brighter at night, major fires in public places are more often prevented and even water distribution loss has been reduced.

Meanwhile, all delivered projects have shown measurable results. As illustrated in the use cases Huawei prepared for MWC 2018, telecom operators are witnessing revenue growth of three to 10 times over their previous connection only business. This is very powerful proof of Huawei's vision of "Beyond Connectivity, IoT as a Service."


Latest Press Release

SKYWORTH TVs offer an extraordinary experience to Thai consumers

SKYWORTH Group, one of the top five brands of TVs in the world, is celebrating the upcoming New Year's festival with Thai consumers. SKYWORTH will offer its full line of TVs including OLED TVs, 4K Android LED TVs, and Smart LED TVs at special prices for...

Comviva Launches Next-gen Digital Services Delivery Platform DSDP 2.0 for Operators

Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, today announced a new version of its Digital Services Delivery Platform (DSDP 2.0), empowering mobile operators to move beyond mere connectivity and embrace new growth opportunities in digital...

True Group offers Thais complete experience of a 5G network for the first time in Thailand at True 5G Digital Thailand, The 1st Showcase Powered By TrueMove H from 14 Dec 2018 31 Jan 2019 at True Branding Shop ICONSIAM

True Group is solidifying its leadership with the launch of the "True 5G Digital Thailand, The 1st Showcase Powered by TrueMove H" event, offering Thais an opportunity to experience 5G network performance in a real-world environment for the first time in...

Vertiv Identifies Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

The edge of the network continues to be the epicenter of innovation in the data center space as the calendar turns to 2019, with activity focusing on increased intelligence designed to simplify operations, enable remote management and service, and bridge...

UBTECH partners with HKT Education to boost the development of AI education in Hong Kong

Leading global AI and humanoid robotics company UBTECH participated in the 8thLearning & Teaching Expo 2018 held in Hong Kong from December 12 to December 14. During the event, the company announced a strategic partnership with HKT Education Limited,...

Related Topics