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edotco and Huawei pilot world’s first multi operator, multi technology Small Cells solution

 

Kuala Lumpur, 7 September 2018 – edotco Malaysia and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd today announced the world’s first ever multi operator, multi technology indoor solution that will be capable of improving data coverage and throughput speed by up to four times for all Mobile Network Operators in Malaysia. This in-building solution will enhance the mobile user experiences of the thousands of commuters who pass through the concourse of Station Sentral Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral) daily.

This landmark next generation telecommunications infrastructure will be installed in two strategic locations at the ground floor of KL Sentral and have colocation capabilities for multiple mobile network operators (MNOs).

edotco Group Chief Regional Officer, Wan Zainal Adileen said, “This collaboration emphasizes our commitment towards not only making the right sharable infrastructure available but to also ensure that it is sustainable and can support future mobile user requirements. Our mutual passion for innovating puts us in the forefront of driving the industry and this first of its kind solution will definitely set benchmarks for all players in the ecosystem.

Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Chief Executive Officer, Baker Zhou remarked, “I am pleased that edotco, who has established themselves as a leading independent tower company, has chosen to work hand-in-hand with Huawei as the technology partner in this landmark project. This paves the way for the uptake of innovative telecommunications infrastructure capable of supporting the increased data demand. We are excited to be part of building a more connected, digital and intelligent Malaysia alongside edotco.”

The solutions are being integrated and optimised to go live in the third quarter of 2018, and is a significant landmark move towards making multi technology solutions that are 5G ready a reality in Malaysia.

About edotco Group

Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 27,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 16,391 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 10,821 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has already seen improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

About Huawei Technologies (Malaysia)

Huawei is a world-leading ICT (information and communications) infrastructure and smart device provider. Huawei is committed to bringing the digital world into everyone, every family, and every organization to build a smart world of everything. We provide customers with competitive, secure, reliable products, solutions, and services in the fields of communications networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services, open cooperation with ecosystem partners, and continuously create value for customers, unleash personal potential, enrich family life, and stimulate organization innovation. Huawei adheres to continuous innovation based on customer needs, increases investment in basic research, and promotes the progress of the world. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private enterprise owned by employees. Currently, Huawei has 180000 employees and operates in more than 170 countries and regions.

For more information, please visit the following website: www.huawei.com

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