Huawei kicks off 5G OpenLab during its Middle East Innovation Day 2019

Huawei organised its Middle East Innovation Day 2019 on the second day of the GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 27 September – 1 October. The day gathered telecom operators and industry partners and leaders from the Middle East to collaborate on 5G, artificial intelligence (AI innovation), and support for local developers. During the day, Huawei announced the establishment of the 5G OpenLab in the Middle East to improve connectivity, with special focus on the 2B market, AI solutions, fixed wireless access (FWA), closed-circuit television (CCTV), and campus private lines. ‘We will keep expanding and enhancing our collaborative partnership in the Middle East to cultivate a strong and inclusive 5G ecosystem in its journey to building a fully connected intelligent Middle East’, noted Anjian, president of the Carrier Networks Business Group, Huawei Middle East. ‘The increasing scale of intelligent technologies are bringing disruptive changes to enterprises across the Middle East … We believe that AI will promote innovation across the region and will change the way entire industries are run’, highlighted the Managing Director and Vice President of the Huawei Enterprise Business Group, Alaa ElShimy.