Huawei signs MoU to develop smart railway in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China’s Huawei to initiate smart railway and digital transformation in the Kingdom.
Through their new partnership, SAR and Huawei will work together to jointly design and innovate in the field of smart railway, including the application of next generation railway wireless network, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud services and 5G across SAR’s railway network.
The collaboration will also include training and knowledge transfer for railway ICT solutions, which will enable SAR to provide a high quality and reliable railway service across the Saudi Arabia, the telco said in a statement.
“This is a major infrastructure project that will have a significant impact on the country, and we are honored to have been selected as a partner to bring our technology into making this vision a reality,” Dennis Zhang, CEO of Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia, said.