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Chilean President Sebastián Piñera meeting with Huawei Chairman Liang Hua

Apr 28, 2019

[Shenzhen, China, April 28, 2019] Today, the Chairman of Huawei's Board of Directors, Mr. Liang Hua, met with the President of the Republic of Chile, Mr. Sebastián Piñera, in Shenzhen.

During the meeting, the Chilean President expressed his interests in the development of 5G, transpacific submarine fiber optic cable deployment, and the best practices in cyber security and data protection. The president announced plans for open bidding regarding these technologies and said "Huawei is welcome to participate in public tenders."

Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said that Huawei's attention is fixed on ICT infrastructure, and its areas of focus include connectivity, intelligent computing, cloud, and smart devices. Huawei will help Chilean operators take the lead in commercial 5G in Latin America, and accelerate the application of 5G in industries including energy, mining, education, and healthcare. ICT technologies will help drive Chile's digital transformation and promote its economic growth. Huawei will enable Chilean industries to utilize ICT technologies to create a better, digital future.