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Swisscom, Huawei Sign MoU on NetCity Project

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Swisscom, Huawei Sign MoU on NetCity Project Image Credit: Swisscom

At MWC 2018, Swisscom and Huawei announced they have signed an MoU on NetCity project, intended to build a world-class, highly reliable, next-generation wireline network infrastructure that can provide customers in Switzerland with innovative products and services.

NetCity, a project developed by Huawei and leading carriers for building the cities of the future, is intended to bring humanity a step closer to achieving a fully connected, intelligent by means of constructing a broadband, cloud-based and intelligent network architecture.

Working hand in hand on this project, Swisscom and Huawei will explore new concepts in wireline network deployment, developing innovative solutions that enable "zero-touch operations" for telecom and data center networks and accelerating the application of cloud computing, telemetry, AI, and Big Data on networks.

The agreement for the NetCity project was signed between Swisscom CIO & CTO and member of the group executive board, Heinz Herren and President of Products & Solutions at Huawei, David Wang.

Heinz Herren, CIO & CTO, Swisscom
Our collaborative project with Huawei, NetCity will allow us to trial future concepts with an experienced and innovation-driven partner.

David Wang, President of Products & Solutions, Huawei 
The Intent-Driven Network we launched at MWC 2018 — featuring intelligence, simplicity, ultra-broadband, security, and openness — is highly aligned with Swisscom's wireline strategy, and we are committed to ensuring that this collaboration with Swisscom is a great success.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com, or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma

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