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Huawei Announces 5G Training Program for UK Technology Partners

2018.05.18

Huawei has confirmed its commitment to provide 5G training to its key UK partners as the latest step in its campaign to drive knowledge and innovation around the upcoming 5G ecosystem across the UK.

At the Huawei UK Partner Convention held on 17th May in central London, Huawei signed an official memorandum of understanding (MOU) with four UK partners across multiple sectors; SITEC, ARCC, Mono and WHP. 

The MOU, which includes both deployment and 5G training for partners, builds on Huawei’s commitment to procure £3bn from UK businesses over the next five years and is evidence of the significance of the UK’s digital market. 

Jerry Wang, Huawei UK CEO signed MOU with Huawei’s key partners at UK Partner Convention.

Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for the Department for International Trade, said: 

“The UK is a world leader in developing innovative technology. This government is determined that British businesses should continue to build on the growing global opportunities provided by technological advancements.

“The Department for International Trade will continue to help UK companies in the tech sector, such as those who will benefit from this deal with Huawei, to forge new trading ties that will boost exports, investment and provide jobs to every part of our country.”

Mr Yao Fuhai, Huawei Board Director and Chief Supply Chain Officer, said: “Huawei is committed to supporting the growth of communities and industries by ensuring that we all move forward together to a better connected, intelligent world.”

“The Partner Convention reminds us of the crucial role our partners play in the ICT ecosystem, and that excellent partners and suppliers are an intangible asset. As a leading global ICT company, we hope to contribute to the positive impact ICT can have across key areas such as health, education, finance and transport.”

The conference is the fifth annual partner convention from Huawei which celebrate the importance of its partnerships, and celebrate the ability of collaboration to drive quality. 

The MoU will support firms including SITEC, ARCC, Mono and WHP in the rollout of superfast broadband technology. Partners will receive full training on the deployment of 5G equipment, as well as supportive smart tools and regular progress meetings during the rollout.

Notes to editor

SITEC
SITEC are delighted to be asked to support Huawei with rolling out 5G services over the coming years in the next evolution of mobile services. SITEC have worked closely with Huawei over the past four years and have built a strong partnership during this time. We look forward to our engineers receiving Huawei training to allow us to continue to deliver the high standards expected by us, Huawei and their clients.

ARCC
ARCC is delighted to be signing this MOU with Huawei for 5G training and deployment within the UK, it is a commitment to Huawei, our most valued customer and the wider customer base we both serve. This signals the next phase of our relationship as we both work towards enhancing end-user experience through what has become one of the UK’s most vital infrastructures.

Mono 
Mono are delighted to be working with Huawei on their plans for 5G networks in the UK.  It is important for Mono to be working with long-term quality partners, we have built a trusted, and close partnership with Huawei over the last four years, working with them on 4G networks. Their commitment to research and training makes them an ideal and sustainable  customer for us.

WHP PARTNER 
WHP have been a mainstream partner of Huawei for the past three years. I am delighted to have the opportunity of extending our strong collaboration further for the roll-out of 5G services.