edotco, Huawei pilot multi operator Small Cells solution

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edotco Malaysia and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd have announced the world’s first ever multi operator, multi technology indoor solution that will be capable of improving data coverage and throughput speed by up to four times for all Mobile Network Operators in Malaysia.

This in-building solution will enhance the mobile user experiences of the thousands of commuters who pass through the concourse of Station Sentral Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral) daily.

This landmark next generation telecommunications infrastructure will be installed in two strategic locations at the ground floor of KL Sentral and have colocation capabilities for multiple mobile network operators (MNOs).

edotco Group Chief Regional Officer, Wan Zainal Adileen said, “This collaboration emphasizes our commitment towards not only making the right sharable infrastructure available but to also ensure that it is sustainable and can support future mobile user requirements. Our mutual passion for innovating puts us in the forefront of driving the industry and this first of its kind solution will definitely set benchmarks for all players in the ecosystem.”

Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Chief Executive Officer, Baker Zhou remarked, “I am pleased that edotco, who has established themselves as a leading independent tower company, has chosen to work hand-in-hand with Huawei as the technology partner in this landmark project. This paves the way for the uptake of innovative telecommunications infrastructure capable of supporting the increased data demand. We are excited to be part of building a more connected, digital and intelligent Malaysia alongside edotco.”

The solutions are being integrated and optimised to go live in the third quarter of 2018, and is a significant landmark move towards making multi technology solutions that are 5G ready a reality in Malaysia.