BELGRADE (Serbia), April 23 (SeeNews) - Chinese telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei plans to launch a digital transformation hub for the Western Balkans in Serbia, the Serbian government said.
Huawei will provide a platform for the development of local ecosystems in the field of digital transformation in the public, financial, education, energy and transport sectors, the government said in a statement on Monday.
The project is envisaged in a memorandum of understanding with Huawei for development of smart cities approved by the government on Monday.
The purpose of the MoU is the development of a smart city strategy through the positioning of Huawei as a strategic partner to cities and local governments like Belgrade, Nis, Novi Sad and others.
In May 2018, the Serbian government said that Huawei plans to start offering its Smart City solution in Serbia. The solution incorporates cloud, network, and platform technologies to sense, analyse, and converge key data from city operations and management systems so that managers can intelligently respond to a variety of governance, livelihood, and business needs.