Dubai South-Huawei ink smart city systems deal
Huawei will provide its Smart City and Safe City Solutions, as well as training sessions, workshops and site visits for Dubai South's Business Park free zone
Chinese equipment giant Huawei has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dubai South for the provision of smart city services to its Business Park free zone.
Huawei said comprises 11 buildings and offers commercial space to support diverse sectors including aviation, logistics, general trading, finance, business consultancies, training institutions, retail, fitness, and food and beverages.
According to ITP.net, Colin Hu, managing director of Huawei Enterprise (UAE), said the company will "provide strategic counsel to support the development of a blueprint for Dubai South's smart initiatives".
The company will supply systems such as end-to-end network planning and technology, mobile and fixed broadband infrastructure, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deploy smart city solutions and services, and other technologies from an open partner eco-system, the report stated.
"The MOU between Dubai South and Huawei will see the deployment of Huawei's Smart City and Safe City Solutions to provide enhanced services to residents and businesses in the Park," Hu continued.
"Huawei will also share its global expertise through training sessions, expert workshops and guided visits to other key customer sites where Huawei Smart City solutions have been implemented."