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Huawei bags network deal for PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games

Huawei today said it has been selected as official supplier of network equipment for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea.

Lee Hee-beom, president and CEO of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), and Yan Lida, president of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, signed network equipment supply agreement.

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Huawei will facilitate various services including real-time competition data transmission, broadband certification for audiences, and stadium security protection for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Yan Lida, president of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, said: “With expertise in network construction for large-scale sports events and stadiums, Huawei will provide full support to POCOG in building a cutting-edge network for the Games.”

All equipment will be delivered and all networks will be constructed by the third quarter of 2017. As per the networking deal, Huawei will provide network maintenance and protection services to the Games during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games from February 9, 2018 to end of March 2018.

Source: News Dog

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