On June 7, according to foreign media reports, in order to build a digital ecosystem in Southeast Asia, Huawei announced an investment of 81 million U.S. dollars (about 520 million U.S. dollars) in the fourth "Huawei Asia Pacific Innovation Day."
In the next three years, Huawei will invest funds to establish open labs, support cloud developers, and train information and communication technology (ICT) talents in Southeast Asian countries.
James Wu, president of Huawei's Southeast Asia region, announced the region’s “Developer Support Program” and stated that the plan aims to support the growth of the digital economy and build an ecosystem in the region.
Wu Weitao said: “Huawei’s goal is to provide support for developers and to promote young talent in Southeast Asia. We have more than 30 years of experience and capabilities in the field of ICT. Through the Application Program Interface (API) and development platform, we will open our capabilities to our partners in the region. For developers, this is a huge opportunity. They can create targeted solutions for the digital industry and develop their own businesses. Through joint efforts, we can have greater dreams and fly higher. ”
When talking about the project, Bangladeshi Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Mustafa Jabbar said that the government has plans to develop its own ICT industry and is currently considering launching 5G Internet by 2021. Internet service.
Nearly 300 participants from Southeast Asia gathered to share their ideas on how digital infrastructure can accelerate the growth of the digital economy, enrich people's lives, promote innovation, and help build a successful ecosystem for sharing.
Experts acknowledge that the Asia-Pacific region is experiencing a wave of industrial digitalization and the digital economy is developing rapidly every day.
In his keynote speech, Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak drew a closer look at Thailand's "digital" strategy and described how the strategy promotes Thailand's economic transformation and modernization.
He reiterated that the Thai government is committed to creating an enabling environment for digital innovation, and stressed that Huawei is an important contributor to the development of Thailand's ICT industry. In addition, he also stressed that Thailand and Huawei need in-depth cooperation.
Huawei's rotating chairman Guo Ping emphasized the importance of the digital ecosystem in his speech.
He said: "Digital demand can be subdivided into different levels: infrastructure, security, digitalization of the industry, and the development of digital brains & rsquo;. The higher the level, the more resources that government departments need to integrate, and the more industries and partners that need to cooperate. In this regard, the ecosystem is crucial. ”
He also said: "The government needs to take the lead, the industry needs to take the initiative, and individuals need to work hard to improve their digital skills." Huawei is ready and willing to cooperate with Asia-Pacific countries to establish their digital ecosystem. ”
Since 2013, Huawei has held such events in London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Sao Paulo.
Huawei advocates openness, innovation, collaboration, and sharing success, and is committed to providing digital services to everyone, every family, and every organization to create a completely connected, intelligent world.