Huawei is ready to help Indonesia build a smart city in the new capital city – In the 2021 Annual Report held on March 28, 2022, Huawei revealed the company’s future plans for countries in the Southeast Asian region, including Indonesia.

Digital transformation that continues to be promoted in Southeast Asia shows very strong developments, including in Indonesia. This was also acknowledged by Guo Ping, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman.

“The digital transformation momentum in Southeast Asia is very strong. According to the Southeast Asia Digital Economy Report 2021, the market value of the digital economy is expected to reach USD 1 trillion by 2030. We see great prospects and needs for digital transformation in the ASEAN region,” said Guo Ping.

Guo Ping, Huawei's rotating chairman

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Huawei also said that the company will help Southeast Asian countries through innovation and investment by leveraging technologies such as 5G, AI, and cloud computing.

In Indonesia, Guo Ping admitted that he was impressed by the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of the Republic of Indonesia who visited Huawei’s headquarters.

“We discussed in depth the opportunities for ICT infrastructure, digital transformation, 5G networks, Cloud and the construction of the new National Capital,” he added.

He said that Indonesia has a unique potential for the development of high-tech industries. Therefore, Huawei is committed to fully supporting the development of Indonesia’s ICT infrastructure and digital transformation, especially 5G and infrastructure cloud.

Huawei will also support development smart city in the new capital.

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It turns out that Huawei has made a lot of technological contributions, including in the internet network sector in 2021. Huawei has provided the first 4G network to a million villagers in remote West Papua

For future plans, Huawei will invest $50 million to develop 500,000 digital talents over the next five years.

In 5 years, Huawei is targeting 100 thousand local talents and 1000 ICT instructors in Indonesia.

Jacky Chen, CEO of Huawei Indonesia added, “We will use our expertise in leading-edge technology to develop a high-tech local ecosystem towards a fully connected, 5G-oriented, smarter, digital and green Indonesia.”

“In the past two years, we have achieved more than half of our goals through training partnerships such as the ASEAN Academy,” said Guo.

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