China’s Huawei Technologies said the Philippines’ information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure is already “at peak.”
Leo Zhang, president at Business Enterprise Group, Huawei Philippines, stressed top sectors will propel the country’s path to digitization.
“So we see here ICT infrastructure condition is actually at peak. We see the banking, manufacture, BPO (business process outsourcing), these industries have huge requirement for digital transformation. ICT requirement in the country is very strong,” he told reporters.
“We are very confident because these requirements. The whole world is also developing, dramatically fast,” he added.
Zhang further encouraged the government and the private sector to show cooperation for the Philippines’ smooth sail to digital journey.
For its part, Huawei is determined to produce more local talents for the ICT sector, he noted.
“We are very keen to help the Philippine citizens to make more talents. The country has many young people. We can provide assistance or trainings to the Filipinos,” Zhang said.
Huawei uses cloud computing, software-defined networking, big data, and the internet of things to help organizations secure and upgrade their systems.