Huawei has announced plans to open a new training centre in Birmingham, UK.
The company aims to develop and train engineers on the use of 5G technology and solutions and has signed MoUs with four of the company’s key engineering partners in the UK to support the skills development of their employees. The centre will have the capacity to train more than 500 engineers a year and is due to open in June.
Jerry Wang, CEO, Huawei UK said, “The partner summit is a great opportunity for us to say thank you to our valued UK supply chain. We are grateful for the many resilient and fruitful relationships that we have forged with our suppliers and partners over the last 18 years in the UK. Their expertise, knowledge and quality of service, have greatly aided Huawei in delivering to our customers here. We look forward to continuing to grow and develop our key existing relationships, whilst also fostering fresh opportunities in the future.”
Speaking at Huawei’s UK Partner Summit 2019, Dr. Liang Hua, Chairman, Huawei Board said, “Digitalization is entering a new phase of growth. To make the benefits of digital, connectivity and intelligence accessible to everyone, Huawei is playing an important role in providing ICT infrastructure and smart devices.”
“We are in a leading position for 5G. We participated in the UK government’s 5G trials and are ready to support our customers’ commercial 5G launches in the UK. We are supporting the national rollout of Fibre-To-The-Premises (FTTP) technology in the country. We also have competitive and innovative solutions for connecting hard-to-reach areas,” added Dr. Liang Hua.
More than 200 delegates today attended Huawei’s UK Partner Summit in London. Huawei took the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to the UK, outline its strategy across its various partnership programmes and also discuss its insights into opportunities in the UK. Those attending the summit included: suppliers, eco-system partners, key customers and analysts.