Huawei plans OpenLab in India; Announces $81 mn investment in Southeast Asia

Huawei will officially open an OpenLab in Delhi in August this year and will invest $81 million over the next three years in building OpenLabs, enabling cloud developers, and cultivating ICT talent in the Southeast Asia region.

Huawei’s Southeast Asia Region covers Thailand, India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Hong Kong and Macau.

This OpenLab, along with the one in Bangkok, will serve as open innovation platforms where Huawei joins forces with local partners to develop industry solutions for the region.

James Wu, President of Huawei’s Southeast Asia Region said, “Huawei aims to empower developers and young talent in Southeast Asia. We have over 30 years of ICT capabilities and experience. Through APIs and development platforms, we will open up our capabilities to our dev partners in the region. It’s a huge opportunity for developers to create targeted solutions for industry digitization and grow their own businesses. Working together, we can dream bigger and fly higher.”

According to Wu, Huawei will officially open an OpenLab in Delhi in August this year. This OpenLab, along with the one in Bangkok, will serve as open innovation platforms where Huawei joins forces with local partners to develop industry solutions for the region.

Wu also announced the 2018 Huawei Developer Challenge, which will officially go live on June 11. Huawei will hold a special competition in Southeast Asia to provide guidance to local developers. In addition, Huawei will sponsor developers who innovate on Huawei Cloud, and will present an award up to $150,000 to developers who meet established requirements.

 

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