Ooredoo Myanmar and Chinese vendor ZTE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on 5G network development and the pair will work together towards 5G adoption in Myanmar. In a press release from the Chinese firm, ZTE said the two companies would begin their partnership by considering potential test environments to deploy Ooredoo’s 5G network. The test environment will be used to evaluate the network’s performance and to ensure that ‘best-in-class service is achieved’ once the platform is operational.
Ooredoo Myanmar’s acting CEO Alok Verma said of the tie-up: ‘Ooredoo is the first telecom operator in Myanmar to launch initiatives towards 5G development, recognizing the potential of 5G, which will unlock the next generation of wireless technology with high speeds, ultra-low latency and greater capacities, unleashing new possibilities in mobility, manufacturing, healthcare, transportation and several other industries. This is also in line with our vision of enriching people’s digital lives.’