during 19-20 november 2018, asian-pacific optical fiber and cable industry association (apc) press conference, as well as the 2018 (12th) china optical communications development and competitiveness forum (odc’2018) were grandly held in beijing jingyi hotel. hengtong was invited to attend odc 2018 and gathered with listed companies and senior experts in the industry to discuss the future trend of the optical communications,which is hosted by apc and optical communications committee of china institute of communications.
apc is an international association focusing on the optical fiber and cable industry, devoting to establishing and maintaining the healthy development of global optical fiber and cable industry.
on november 19, in the apc press conference, qian jianlin, executive president of hengtong group and chairman of htgd, was elected to be the first president-on-duty of the apc and delivered a speech. in his speech, he reviewed the development of the optical fiber and cable industry, put forward the opportunity to set up the association, and pointed out the great prospect of the industry, with the hope that the association can act as the bridge between the asia-pacific countries and even the whole world while 5g era is coming.
on november 20, odc 2018 released the top 10 competitiveness enterprises in the optical communications field of china & global market. through an objective and systematic analysis of the competitiveness of the run-in-election enterprises, the top 10 competitiveness enterprises truthfully reflect the current development of the optical communications industry, and have been unanimously recognized and highly praised by domestic and foreign enterprises in the optical communications industry. hengtong has the honor to receice 6 awards , especially ranked 3 in the top 10 competitiveness enterprises of 2018 in the global optical fiber and cable field. qian jianlin, executive president of hengtong group and chairman of htgd, won the award of the innovation contribution management person in the optical communications industry of china 2018; while yin jicheng, general manager of htgd, won the practice pioneer award of 2018 in the optical communications industry of china.
during odc 2018, shi huiping, chief engineer of htgd, was invited to give a lecture on development and requirement of optical fiber and cable in next generation network, sharing her opinions on the market prospect of optical fiber and cable in 5g era. shi huiping said that a new round of technological revolution and industrial transformation is booming. the of fibre-optic cable application in the 5g era will be further enriched, requiring enterprises of stronger r & d capabilities . hengtong is the first in the industry to develop and launch a full business scenario of air-blown micro-cable series optical cable & 5g high-density remote optical cable, which significantly increase network capacity; in terms of product performance and process, hengtong’s 5g high density remote optical cable meets the high density demand of base station and tower , and the performance is fully verified in 5g experimental network.
while 5g is going to be commercially used, optical communications industry will usher in a peak period of development. as a leading enterprise in the global optical fiber and cable industry, hengtong always actively develops new products and conducts independent innovation to meet the market demand, provide customers with better information and communication network solutions, and contribute to global connectivity.