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Gaoqing in China wins the Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities by GSMA

Feb 26, 2019

[Spain, Barcelona,February 26, 2019] At MWC 2019, Gaoqing city in China, based on Huawei's eLTE wireless private network, won the Best Mobile Innovation for Smart Cities Award. After obtaining the Digital Transformation Award from the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona last November, the second world-class award won by Gaoqing represents the full recognition in the global professional field of smart city.

Zhang Fupeng, VP of Marketing Operations of Huawei Wireless Solution (Left two) receiving the award

Gaoqing, a city of Zibo, Shandong, has a population of 360,000. After nearly two years of construction, it has built nearly 60 eLTE base stations, covering 831 square kilometers across the county. In Gaoqing, Huawei has always adopted the concept of "good governance, welfare, and prosperity" to solve the problems encountered in urban governance. The eLTE unified network is used to carry multiple types of services and connect various "unconnected" terminals, sensors, from integrated law enforcement terminals for grid administrators, to the wellhead water level sensor all over the street corner, enabling comprehensive convergence of city management services from multi-functional environmental monitoring terminals to telemedicine monitoring terminals to provide a solid foundation for big data analysis and scientific decision-making in cities.

At present, China's Gaoqing Smart City has demonstrated a good demonstration effect in the industry. The Gaoqing government and Huawei jointly built a smart city showcase site and practiced the initial goals step by step with operational, replicable, and scalable construction mode and the solution are moving from Shandong to the world, eg: Nanjing government network, Qiqihar wireless eyesight, and Rivas smart city in Spain and so on.

With the successful practice of the eLTE wireless private network solution in the smart city field, eLTE is bringing smart cities into more than 2,800 county administrative regions and more cities around the world. By improving the city governance level, boosting the citizen happiness index, and promoting industry transformation and upgrade, "wisdom" is not only the patent of developed cities, but also the city to realize the "county strong, the world thriving".