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Huawei Partners with Smart Axiata to Launch Cambodia’s First 4.5G Network

Aug 22, 2017

[Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 22, 2017] Huawei and Smart Axiata, Cambodia’s mobile operator, have announced the rollout of 4.5G mobile connectivity in the country, at a joint press conference themed “4.5G Evolution: Road to 5G”.

This evolution of mobile technology will enable subscribers to enjoy 10 times faster average mobile Internet speeds than normal 4G. With the launch of 4.5G network, millions of Cambodian users will be able to enjoy streaming videos and entertainment content with greater ease and super-fast connection. In the foreseeable future, 4.5G technology will also facilitate Smart to provide new services to households & verticals on the existing network, such as wireless home broadband (also known as WTTx), HD video, IoT and other services.

The milestone was announced in the presence of H.E. Tram Iv Tek, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia, Dr. Margaret Hu, President of Huawei Global Wireless Network Marketing, David Li, CEO of Huawei Technologies Cambodia, and other senior executives.

“I’m very pleased that together with Smart, we are able to build a better-connected Cambodia by accelerating mobile broadband development,” said Dr. Hu. “With increasing demand for personalized and diversified services, emerging markets represent tremendous new opportunities for telecom operators. Huawei is committed to supporting operators to seize new opportunities by driving sustainable development in emerging markets,” Dr. Hu stressed.

Huawei Partners with Smart Axiata to Launch the First 4.5G Network in Cambodia

Huawei works with operators in emerging markets to achieve business success by assessing their business processes, identifying structural issues, and effectively maximizing return on investments. With highly efficient and innovative products and solutions, Huawei partners with operators to deploy and maintain networks in an affordable manner. This enables operators to enrich their customers’ lives and grow sustainably.