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China Mobile International and Huawei Cloud International Signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement

BANGKOK, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 26, 2018, China Mobile International Limited (CMI) and Huawei Cloud International held the signing ceremony of a strategic cooperation agreement in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Li Feng, Chairman & CEO of CMI and Mr. Wu Weitao, President of Huawei's Southeast Asia Region both attended the ceremony. The cooperation is aimed at consolidating cloud-network synergy cooperation to develop the Southeast Asia market.

Southeast Asia is a region that has extremely high potential for economic development. CMI and Huawei Cloud International will leverage their respective advantages and take the lead in developing cloud-network synergy cooperation in Southeast Asia, providing one-stop, high-quality cloud+connection services for large enterprises with cross-border business requirements. This cooperation helps enterprises achieve easy migration to the cloud and provides secure and reliable global connectivity. Development areas include the public cloud platform, cloud connection platform, hybrid cloud, and IDC.

"Focusing on customer requirements and providing the best network is our unremitting pursuit. When selecting strategic partners, we focus on their innovation capabilities, R&D strength, and potential for continuous investment in future technologies. As a leading cloud service brand, HUAWEI CLOUD provides customers with secure and reliable cloud services capable of sustainable evolution using leading-edge cloud technology R&D capabilities and global online and offline services. CMI has 25 points of presence (POPs) and 4 self-built submarine cables (SJC, APG, CSCN, and TSE-1) in Southeast Asia. In addition, CMI is a key participant in the construction of SJC2 submarine cable, and its data center service strongholds span six continents. By leveraging resources and technical capabilities, the cloud+connection services jointly launched by both parties will meet cross-border business requirements of enterprises, creating value for government and enterprise customers in Southeast Asia," said Dr. Li Feng, Chairman & CEO of CMI, at the signing ceremony.

Mr. Wu Weitao, President of Huawei's Southeast Asia Region, said "CMI has rich resources in global submarine and terrestrial cables, POPs, and data centers. It also has innovative cloud connectivity and a competitive multi-cloud ecosystem. By deploying HUAWEI CLOUD on CMI's multi-cloud ecosystem and Cloud Connect platform, customers can experience one-stop HUAWEI cloud+connection services. The combination of CMI's global network and Huawei's agile public cloud resources will help Chinese-funded enterprises to quickly go global, and help foreign-funded enterprises to quickly bring their business into Southeast Asia. Additionally, both parties will help local enterprises in Southeast Asia quickly achieve business innovation and transformation to meet ever-changing market requirements. We plan to actively develop partners, continuously invest, and build an enterprise-class cloud ecosystem, sharing our best practices and providing the best technical solutions to customers in Southeast Asia."

CMI and Huawei Cloud International will further expand service coverage and increase service agility to deliver top-notch cloud services.

CMI continues to actively promote global connectivity and provide strong support for the Belt and Road Initiative. As an industry leader, CMI owns the terrestrial cable resources in the Mekong region and is participating in the construction of the SJC2 submarine cable. The cable links to 11 landing stations in Asia and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2020. CMI is solely responsible for the construction of two landing stations for the SJC2 submarine cable in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The SJC2 cable will significantly enhance the transmission bandwidth capacity in Asia.

About China Mobile International Limited

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile. China Mobile is now the largest telecom operator in the world by network scale and subscriber base, and is among the top in terms of market capitalization and brand value. In order to provide better services to meet the growing demand in the international telecommunications market, China Mobile established a subsidiary, CMI, in December 2010, mainly responsible for the operation of international business. Leveraging the strong support by China Mobile, CMI provides a full range of comprehensive international telecommunications services which includes IDD, roaming, Internet, MNC services and Value Added Business across the globe.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, CMI has expanded our footprint in 20 countries across different regions, and has professional team in eight major countries in Southeast Asia.


HUAWEI CLOUD is a world-class cloud service provider offering scalable and reliable computing, storage, network and security services for enterprises looking to transform their businesses at their own pace while lowering operational costs, improving business agility, and simplifying operations.

HUAWEI CLOUD is committed to helping medium- and large-sized enterprises address their problems encountering in cloud transformation. It is also always ready to help small- and medium-sized enterprises grow and innovate their future. HUAWEI CLOUD welcomes partnerships with global companies that are willing to develop innovative solutions and create values for customers and partners.

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