Orange, Huawei partner on 5G and cloudification

17 Feb 2017

Orange Group and Huawei have signed a partnership agreement to cooperate on 5G and cloudification technologies. The two companies will focus on the development of Massive MIMO, cloudification of the mobile network, network slicing, 4G and 5G power and channel sharing within spectrum bands. Alain Maloberti, Senior Vice President of Orange Labs Networks at Orange, said: ‘Preparing network evolution from 4G to 5G is key for Orange. We are happy to collaborate with Huawei on technological challenges that will make augmented and virtual reality future usages possible, as well as increase our mobile network performances such as very low latency and even higher throughput when and where it matters for our customers in Europe and in Africa.’

France, Huawei Technologies, Orange Group