PRESS RELEASE : Zain KSA and Huawei’s FWA2 project won the 2024 GTI Market Development Award at MWC Barcelona 2024. The award signifies the remarkable contributions of both partners to advancing the 5G market.

Based on new FWA service development, this project has finalized the standards for constructing cutting-edge wireless networks. This project also adopted the world’s first wireless and fiber convergence solution, which leverages “one wireless CPE + one FTTR + X applications” to offer a gigabit home broadband experience.

Ritchie Peng, President of Huawei 5G&LTE TDD Product Line, said, “We are privileged to partner with Zain KSA in propelling 5.5G research and provide tailored solutions that align with Saudi Arabia’s business development. Huawei and Zain KSA will continue to advance customer user experience through collaborative innovation and drive Saudi Arabia’s digital transformation with cutting-edge 5.5G technologies in line with Saudi Vision 2030.”

Eng, Abdulrahman Al-Mufadda, CTO of Zain KSA, said, “We are honored to receive this award and are committed to delivering best-in-class FWA services and cultivating a broader range of 5.5G applications through extensive collaboration with world-leading partners to foster a digital economy and an inclusive knowledge-based society, in line with our corporate strategy to support Saudi Vision 2030. This commitment also aligns with our sustainability framework that underpins the delivery of our ESG goals.”Top of Form

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The FWA2 project not only embodies cutting-edge technological innovation but also sets a new benchmark for the development and implementation of sustainable 5G networks. Moreover, the global promotion and adoption of the FWA2 solution highlights Zain KSA’s practice in prioritizing sustainable development and pioneering green network solutions, ensuring more markets gain valuable insights from their successful experience.