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XL and Huawei ink MoU for 5G smart city project

28 Oct 2022

Indonesian telco XL Axiata and Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a smart city, dubbed ‘5G City’, through 5G networks. The scope of the MoU encompasses: green 5G with simplified site solutions; multi antenna technology radio modules; and cost-effective rural network solution for islands population coverage, amongst others.

Commenting on the tie-up, XL’s chief technology officer, I Gede Darmayusa, said: ‘Together with Huawei, XL Axiata continues to explore and implement more technological breakthroughs to build high-quality networks, while implementing green information and communication technology towards 5G … This project is one of the steps for XL Axiata to explore 5G services … XL Axiata aims to further develop 5G in Bandung and Bali to launch the 5G City project, which can greatly affect economic development for the whole country.’

Indonesia, Huawei Technologies, XL Axiata