The InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom
and Huawei have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to create
what is being dubbed as 'the world's first 5G smart hotel'.
introducing end-to-end 5G network with integrated terminals and
cloud applications, the project will help to open the door for a
digital transformation of the hotel experience through 5G
Shenzhen Telecom is deploying Huawei's 5G
network equipment in the InterContinental Shenzhen to achieve
continuous indoor and outdoor 5G coverage, which will serve as the
platform for a new generation of hotel services.
Guests will be able to
experience innovative 5G hotel applications through 5G smartphones
and customer-premises equipment (CPE) terminals, including 5G
welcome robots, 5G cloud computing terminals, 5G cloud games and
5G cloud virtual reality (VR) rowing machines.
For the project’s kick-off ceremony, Shenzhen Telecom and
Huawei jointly deployed a 5G Digital Indoor System on the hotel’s
first floor and in the presidential suites.
In the hotel lobby,
guests can access the 5G network through CPEs or their smartphones
to experience high speed 5G downloads and uploads, while 5G robots provide services including guest information, destination guidance, and
The presidential suite covered by the new
network provide guests with 5G hotel services such as cloud VR
rowing machines, cloud games and 4K movies.
Golden Sun, General Manager of Shenzhen OCT
Hotel Development Co., Ltd said, “ We are excited to see the 5G experience zone in
InterContinental Shenzhen as this is the first step for our three
parties to build 5G hotels. On the other hand, we also hope to realise the comprehensive transformation of smart hotels and
digital hotels by introducing 5G technology. We are willing to
further cooperating with Shenzhen Telecom and Huawei to explore
more in-depth application of 5G in the hotel scene, we hope that
our experience can help the digital construction of the hotel
industry and tourism."
Zhou, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Wireless Solution, said,
"5G is here - from the 4K ultra high-definition live broadcast of
CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala early this year to Tuesday’s 5G
entertainment and business transformation of the InterContinental
Shenzhen’s presidential suites, 5G technology has penetrated into
different industries. In this cooperation, together with Shenzhen
Telecom, we provided a 5G Digital Indoor System and a 5G Cloud X
application that adapts to the hotel scenario. It is a
demonstration of both parties' leadership in end-to-end commercial
application of 5G equipment. Huawei will continue to invest in 5G
technology, be transparent and open, and create a trusted 5G ICT
infrastructure to build 5G smart hotels with Shenzhen Telecom and
InterContinental Shenzhen. We sincerely invite industry partners
to join the 5G production circle and develop a prosperous 5G