The launch was made this week in partnership with the Javeriana University. The company expects to implement these technologies in the next three to five years. Chinese provider of telecommunications solutions for companies and consumer technology ZTE announced the launch of a 5G Innovation Research Center in Bogota, in partnership with the Javeriana University.
“As part of ZTE’s Global 5G Plan, the 5G Innovation Research Center in Colombia will test the latest 5G technologies and show the current telecommunications solutions, which include broadband connectivity, high definition video, homes with technology solutions smart, security and the virtualized cloud platform for its partners, “said the company, which has been providing services in Colombia for more than 15 years.
The 5G is the next generation in telecommunications, which will be necessary to support ecosystems of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), with which daily devices will be connected to the network to broadcast information that is later analyzed and serves as an input for the decision making
“The center will also serve as an important place for study and innovation, which will be implemented as support and help in universities, companies and governments in Latin America, to improve the technical skills of the next generation in telecommunications,” ZTE added.
The multinational said that the industrial system “relatively complete in Colombia”, as well as the good economic base and talents of 5G, will lead the 5G Innovation Research Center in our country to extend its influence throughout Latin America.
“ZTE invites its partners in the industry, academic institutions, students and new companies to take advantage of the research institute in the development of new applications based on 5G technology, which will allow people to enjoy smart services focused on the city and the technology that can change their lives, “added the Chinese company.
According to Wang Haifeng, vice president of ZTE, the expectation is to implement 5G technology in Colombia in the next 3 to 5 years. In other countries, such as China, Japan and Korea, this generation of communications has already seen its first tests.