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Press Release -- February 29th, 2024
Source: Huawei

stc Kuwait and Huawei Sign Strategic Cooperation MoU to Accelerate Progress Towards the 5.5G Era

[Barcelona, Spain, February 29, 2024] During MWC Barcelona 2024, Kuwait Telecommunications Company (stc) and Huawei signed an MoU on deepening 5.5G strategic cooperation and business monetization. Based on 5.5G joint innovation, the two companies will work together to build 5.5G-based intelligent wireless networks, and incubate 5.5G-related new services for consumers, homes, and businesses, growing the maturity of the 5.5G industry and ecosystem.

signing ceremonystc Kuwait and Huawei strategic cooperation MoU signing ceremony.

According to the MoU, stc and Huawei will deepen strategic cooperation on 5.5G technology innovation and business monetization to build intelligent wireless networks and integrate cross-domain data. Intelligent wireless networks include WTTx Suite 2.0, SmartCare, and the RAN digital twin system. Cross-domain data convergence helps proactively manage user experience, continuously improve network performance, and achieve intelligent digital transformation through convergence of the network operations center (NOC) and service operations center (SOC). This aims to build a network security architecture to protect digital assets from threats.

To monetize 5.5G, stc and Huawei will further explore and incubate new ToC and ToH applications, and launch new services based on network capabilities to drive 5G user growth. In terms of ToB, the two companies will launch customized smart office solutions for SMEs, and incubate vertical applications in the oil and gas industry. They will also conduct proof of concept testing and iteratively translate the concept into commercial products to steer market development.

Fahad Al Ali said, ” as a pioneer of the 5G technology in the regional market, stc adopts the most advanced intelligent solutions to support and enable the country’s digital transformation and is committed to enrich customers’ experience through unique and innovative solutions. Huawei has been our strategic partner since the inception of the Company and jointly we have introduced and launched cutting edge technologies and solutions to the market. With the changing customers’ demands and requirements along with the evolving technological advancements in the world, the two parties will jointly promote 5.5G innovation, improve network performance, efficiency, and intelligence, meet diversified requirements of users and industries, and bring more business opportunities and competitive advantages to stc.”

Yang Chaobin said, “Huawei is committed to providing the best possible products and solutions to help customers achieve intelligent digital transformation and business growth. stc is Huawei’s strategic partner in Kuwait. Huawei will explore new technologies and applications related to smart wireless networks in collaboration with stc, and provide strong support for stc’s digital strategy and Kuwait’s digital vision.”

MWC Barcelona 2024 will be held from February 26 to February 29 in Barcelona, Spain. During the event, Huawei will showcase its latest products and solutions at stand 1H50 in Fira Gran Via Hall 1.

With the 2024 commercial launch of 5.5G, Huawei is collaborating with operators and partners around the world to pursue exciting new innovation in networks, cloud, and intelligence. Together, we will drive 5G business and foster a thriving industry ecosystem, creating a new era for intelligent digital transformation. For more information, please visit:

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