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3 HK to Deploy All-Cloud Core Network from Huawei; Signs Cloud, Big Data and IoT Deal with Alibaba

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3 HK to Deploy All-Cloud Core Network from Huawei; Signs Cloud, Big Data and IoT Deal with Alibaba Image Credit: Huawei

3 Hong Kong announced deployment of an all-cloud core network from Huawei and a strategic co-operation agreement with Alibaba Group to cover cloud computing, intelligent big data and the IoT platform, as well as infrastructure and information security.

All-cloud core network and 5G Trials

3 Hong Kong will deploy a telco cloud solution to cloudify 3G and 4G core networks, which will lay a solid foundation for evolving 5G network architecture.

The Operator has also unveiled a plan to conduct in-and-outdoor commercial network trials in the 3.5GHz, 26 GHzand 28 GHz (millimetre wave) 5G spectrum bands.

The company is currently rolling out network infrastructure in order to launch a 5G service at the earliest possible opportunity – just as soon as 5G spectrum standards have beenfinalised and compatible mobile devices become available.

Cloud computing, big data and IoT initiatives with Alibaba Group

3 Hong Kong also signed a strategic co-operation agreement with Alibaba Group, covering technology items such as cloud computing, intelligent big data and the IoT platform, as well as infrastructure and information security – all with the aim of creating an ecosystem for Hong Kong’s digital Internet economy. 

Cliff Woo, HTHKH Executive Director and CEO
3HK is undergoing rapid metamorphosis from mobile operator to developer of a new digital Internet economy ecosystem. At the same time as working diligently to prepare for 5G, we are expanding on our provision ofmobile connectivity, services and content to creating a new digital Internet ecosystem forthe new economy.

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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