Chinese multinational telecommunications vendor Huawei has announced that it has penned 5G MoUs with 45 operators which spans across three continents - Asia, Europe and North America. Huawei's rotating CEO Ken Hu made the confirmation during Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. In addition to this Hu also revealed that the Chinese vendor is already conducting pre-commercial trials with 30 mobile players.

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Ericsson held a press conference at Mobile World Congress early Monday in Barcelona, where CEO Borje Ekholm outlined the vendor's ambitions and expectations for 5G and IoT. While Ericsson aims to be the partner for operators to adopt the next-generation technology, Ekholm warned 5G is "inherently more complex" compared to previous generations, and urged operators to prepare for it as soon as possible.

Read more: Ericsson CEO urges operators to be early 5G adopters

Internet of Things (IoT) was once again a top theme of Mobile World Congress this year. IoT is now becoming a reality thanks to pervasive telecom networks built on 3GPP standards. There are many use cases for IoT, including applications for sustainability development. Ericsson showcased a number of applications at its booth that demonstrate how IoT can be leveraged for sustainability.

Read more: Ericsson showcases IoT for sustainability at MWC 2018

At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Huawei is presenting technologies and solutions for 5G, All-Cloud network, video, and IoT. Huawei is engaging with industry leaders, sharing its experience and successes, and showcasing leading products and scenario-specific solutions. In particular, it will focus on the three key issues of better connections, better business growth, and better experience. With its carrier customers and partners, the company is helping to build a fully connected, intelligent world.

Read more: Huawei and partners stride towards a fully connected, intelligent world

ZTE, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet is showcasing its latest achievements in 5G commercialization, 5G connectivity, cloud services, Internet of Things applications as well as new terminal products at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, further enhancing the company's leadership in 5G innovations.

Read more: ZTE showcases its achievements in 5G commercialization at MWC

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