Huawei Technologies Bangladesh has started a special event titled "Huawei Carrier Congress 2021" with industry stakeholders from home and abroad to exchange views about technology trends and business solutions.
Inspired by the theme "Lighting up the Future," the event will shed light on issues related to intelligent networks, digital operations and maintenance, the foundation for digital services, and 5GtoB.
Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar virtually inaugurated the event on Thursday and it will continue until the end of May.
The telecom operators, partners, regulators, think tanks, academia, from Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal are expected to join this event in the next few days virtually and physically, maintaining health guidelines.
Huawei Global Public Affairs Vice-President Edward Zhou said, "The congress will be showcasing almost all the latest solutions and ways of digital transformation around the globe and intensify the growth opportunity of ICT in Bangladesh. It can work as a bridge for collaborative and common understanding among the regulator, operators, and other business industry players."
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Chinese telecom giant Huawei will be showcasing the latest innovations from their research and development for knowledge sharing. With this demonstration, the industry players will be well aware of the potential ICT inclusions to different industries and how those inclusions can be beneficial in the socio-economic aspect. The congress will also discuss innovations in the telecom sector.
Mustafa Jabbar said at the event: "The rapid march of Bangladesh towards comprehensive digital transformation is very encouraging and satisfying indeed. An event like today will also contribute a lot as it will inspire us to think out of the box and explore ideas necessary to cope with an intelligent world awaiting us soon."
BTRC Chairman Shyam Sunder Sikder, said: "Huawei has organised this congress as a common platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge among national and international organisations and individuals. This arrangement has a great potential to amplify the digital growth of Bangladesh by broadening the thinking process of everyone."
Edward Zhou said: "As a localised global provider of ICT infrastructure, we will be helping industries expand by transcending the boundaries of their business and exploring new horizons, especially when it comes to digital innovation, to help digitize industries and improve people's lives for a smarter, faster, and more inclusive tomorrow about by the digital transformation here."
Huawei Technologies Bangladesh Chief Executive Officer Zhang Zhengjun said, "This year, in Bangladesh, we commit to keep investment in talent cultivation and joint solution innovation with partners."
"There is an old saying: 'If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together. So let's stay together, and win together," he added.