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Aramco signs MoU with STC and Huawei

Agreement will help bring first private 5G network to Aramco oil and gas facility.

Aramco signs MoU with STC and Huawei

Aramco has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with STC and Huawei to deploy the first private 5G network at an Aramco oil and gas facility. 

 

The signing ceremony took place after the Dammam-7 supercomputer inauguration, with Aramco represented by Abdullah O. Al-Baiz, vice president of Information Technology, Sultan Binsaeed, STC vice president of Business Development, and on behalf of Huawei, Abdulrahman Aldhobaie, vice president of Huawei STC Global Key Account. 

 

The pilot scope entails building a private 5G network in addition to testing eight main use-cases, which include a digital helmet for remote collaboration, 3-D augmented reality for maintenance and troubleshooting, body worn cameras, multi-vision smart surveillance, PPE and scaffolding compliance detection, real-time vehicle surveillance, and live video from drones. 

 

 

 

 

 

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From left, Sultan Binsaeed, STC vice president of Business Development; Aramco vice president of Information Technology, Abdullah O. Al-Baiz; and Abdulrahman Aldhobaie, vice president of Huawei STC Global Key Account, sign an Memorandum of Understanding to deploy the first private 5G network at an Aramco oil and gas facility.

 

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