Huawei partners with Nextek and Quectel to drive IoT expansion
Vendor wants to bringing global technologies to power smart city enlargement in the Middle East
ICT solutions provider Huawei, has signed an agreement with two global companies Nextek Solutions and Quectel to promote the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and build an IoT ecosystem in the Middle East.
The two entities will cooperate with Huawei to build Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) solutions that target the needs of regional organisations.
"Huawei believes that the key to driving smart city development in the region is to create an ecosystem of partners and vendors working together to co-create solutions that precisely target the needs of their respective vertical sector," said Su Wang, vice president of marketing, Huawei Middle East. "We are eager to work with partners like Nextek and Quectel to drive IoT development and commercialisation in the region."
Wang said through joint investments and collaboration between manufacturers, operators, ICT providers, application software developers, research institutes, and governments, the pace of growth of IoT will keep accelerating.
Karim Rahemtulla, managing director, Nextek, said: "Nextek is very eager to cooperate with Huawei for IoT and smart cities projects in the Middle East and globally. We understand the local markets very well and the need for IoT solutions for various verticals. Nextek is well positioned to contribute as a software provider and integrator."