TM, ZTE Malaysia team up to build hybrid cloud 5G core network

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and ZTE (M) Corp Sdn Bhd have entered into a partnership to build a hybrid cloud 5G core network.

In a joint statement yesterday, TM and ZTE Malaysia said that over the next three years, this strategic partnership will foster innovation and advancement of state-of-the-art technologies for TM’s 5G Core project, which includes bare metal containers, software-defined networking-based architecture, hardware acceleration, and three-layer decoupling.

The rollout is anticipated to transform and revolutionise the way that data will be processed and transmitted, which could significantly impact the development of future technologies and applications.

“Developing a high-capacity network will also address the rising need for network bandwidth and speed as Malaysia’s 5G adoption and ecosystem accelerates,” the statement said.

The integration of the converged network will strengthen TM’s capabilities to provide seamless connectivity and exceptional network performance, serving a diverse range of industries, including healthcare, finance, transportation, and education.

“Additionally, the hybrid cloud 5G core network will aid in the growth of smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT), and other next-generation technologies that necessitate rapid, low-latency connectivity,” it added.

TM executive vice-president for mobile Jasmine Lee Sze Inn said the collaboration marks a significant achievement in the advancement of 5G technology in Malaysia, with the novel hybrid cloud 5G core network anticipated to revolutionise Malaysia’s telecommunications industry.

“This strategic partnership will transform 5G-enabled networks to deliver innovative solutions and services through our state-of-the-art network and infrastructure, and enable seamless connectivity and exceptional network performance,” she said.

Meanwhile, ZTE Malaysia chief executive officer Steven Ge said as a global leading provider of information and communication technology solutions, the company is confident that the advancement of a hybrid cloud 5G core network will be the model for future networks.

“ZTE is committed to this collaboration that will put Malaysia as one of the leading countries in the region to roll out its 5G network,” he said. — Bernama

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