More than 500 experts gathered at the 11th Huawei User Group Meeting in Wuzhen, China for. They gathered for in-depth discussions on how to accelerate the evolution to 5G; and how to implement intelligent operations through AI.
Focusing on the theme, “Redefining the Future Together”, this year’s meeting is held from June 24 to 25.
Ryan Ding is the executive director of Huawei and CEO of the Carrier BG; he gave the keynote address titled, “Pave the Way Towards 5G”. Ryan Ding shared with attendees that when going from 4G to 5G, carriers will have different business focuses in each of the four phases: planning, deployment, operations, and optimization. Huawei will provide leading end-to-end 5G solutions to address carriers’ business requirements with the aim to bring the best 5G into reality.
Ryan Ding said: “Cyber security and privacy protection are our top priorities. We ensure the security of carriers’ 5G networks with our secure products and trusted services.”
Secure products is made possible through Huawei’s active membership of 3GPP’s 5G Security Assurance Specification project. Huawei also supports the Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS), jointly defined by 3GPP and GSMA. To ensure trusted services, Huawei follows the ISO 27001; and actively applies for more third-party security certifications, Ding said.
“Huawei’s vision is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. 5G will be a key enabling technology for this world. We will continue to increase investment in 5G; and work with our customers and partners to make this vision a reality,” Ding concluded.
Over the past 30 years, Huawei has operated in over 170 countries and regions around the world; deployed 7.4 million FTTx lines; and built more than 800 cloud data centers. Huawei has assured more than 200 major events and maintained more than 1500 networks and their smooth operations. Huawei has worked with 17 out of the top 30 global CSPs on customer experience management and 24 CSPs on excellent network improvement.
“As a trusted partner, Huawei continuously invests in people, business platforms and competences to secure reliable & available networks.” said Bill Tang, president of Huawei Global Technical Service Dept.
China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, Vodafone, Orange, Elisa (Finland), Etisalat (UAE), and other guests shared their best practices in 5G and AI; and also thoughts on the future. Improvement results of top issues of 2018 were displayed. In addition, to continuously resolve issues and create value for customers, and improve customer satisfaction, the discussion on top issues of 2019 was initiated.
Huawei User Group Meeting has been held for 11 consecutive years, involving nearly 3,000 customers with many experts in attendance. For 11 years, the Huawei User Group Meeting Advisory Board consisting of 12 customers, and over 440 volunteer customers have been collaborating with Huawei project teams, and they have participated in more than 50 top issue improvement projects. With their help, Huawei continuously improves the quality of its products, services, and solutions, and also continuously creates value for customers.
Multiple sub-venues are open for industry experts from all around the world to share their opinions