The 5G-connected UAV broadcasts live 360 ° High Definition footage of the world's first yachting market (courtesy: Huawei)

Huawei and Monaco Telecom entered into a partnership that was finalized in early September 2018 and now they’ve unveiled the nationwide 5G mobile network at the Monaco Yacht Show.

The agreement is aimed to offer Monaco full 5G coverage and will also contribute to the development of projects in diverse areas such as the automobile (autonomous cars), smart cities, health (3D imaging and holograms), gaming (interactive games) or communication (assisted translation) will take full advantage thanks to the 5G.

Martin Péronnet, CEO of Monaco Telecom said: “This collaboration aims to shape the face of Monaco’s digital future. The 5G network will be a key driver for the digital economy and for the development of the smart city. This partnership will facilitate and accelerate the process of offering Monaco, the best quality of life in the world via digital technology”.

Added Shi Weiliang, CEO of Huawei France and Monaco: “It marks a new step in our collaboration which began more than five years ago, confirming the position of the Principality of Monaco as a world leader in terms of telecommunications networks. It is going to pave the way for a more rapid development of new “Smart Nation” type services for our citizens”.

Frédéric Genta, Country Chief Digital Officer, was delighted by partnership: “The launch of the 5G network underscores our ambition and our position as forerunners in the domain of connectivity, prior to the digital transition. At the same time, this proves that the digital transition of the Principality and the strategic plan of Monaco Telecom can only be achieved through close collaboration.”