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Huawei Promises Mobile Speeds 100 Times Faster Than 4G by 2020

August 28, 2013 10:16 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Ken Hu, Huawei’s deputy chairman and rotating chief executive officer, said in an email that his company has hundreds of engineers working on the next generation of mobile technology. Huawei’s hoping that it can deploy 10 GHz wireless connections—100 times faster than current 4G high speeds—by 2020.

China Mobile Awards $3.2B in 4G Equipment Contracts

August 23, 2013 9:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Huawei and ZTE have snagged 50 percent of the $3.2 billion worth of the contracts to build out China Mobile's TD-LTE network. Nokia Siemens and Ericsson each landed 11 percent shares of the project, while Alcatel-Lucent secured a 13 percent share of the business...

Britain to Review Huawei's UK-Based Cyber Center

July 18, 2013 4:48 pm | by Raphael Satter, Associated Press | News | Comments

One of Britain's most senior security officials has been assigned to review a cybersecurity center operated by Chinese company Huawei following concerns that the telecommunications firm — which is playing an increasingly large role in Britain's Internet infrastructure — can't be relied on to police its own systems...


Nokia Shares Settle After Huawei Comments

June 19, 2013 10:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Gains in Nokia stock were diminished today after Chinese equipment and cellphone maker Huawei denied reports that it was looking to buy the Finnish OEM. A Financial Times report quoted Richard Yu, chairman of Huawei's consumer business group, as saying his company was "considering these sorts of acquisitions...

Huawei Founder Gives First Ever Media Interview

May 9, 2013 10:32 am | by Nick Perry, Associated Press | News | Comments

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — During 26 years at the helm of Chinese tech giant Huawei, founder Ren Zhengfei has never once agreed to be interviewed by a journalist. Until Thursday. During a visit to the company's New Zealand operations, Ren sat down with four local journalists at a Wellington hotel. The rules were strict: no international media, no photos.

Report: Nokia to Push Cheaper Phones at MWC

February 22, 2013 10:15 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Reuters, attributing the news to company sources, reports the Finnish handset maker is turning some of its focus back to low-end products in order to maintain its worldwide mobile phone market share, under threat from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE.

Microsoft and Huawei Launch Phone for Africa

February 5, 2013 9:17 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese phone maker Huawei and Microsoft are combining forces to sell a new smartphone in Africa, which they say is the world's fastest growing mobile phone market. The two companies launched the Huawei 4Afrika Tuesday. The phone runs Windows Phone 8...

Huawei Expecting Profit Hike for 2012

January 4, 2013 9:58 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Huawei is foreseeing a $2.4 billion net profit for 2012, a 29 percent increase over the $1.86 billion is reported in 2011. Acting chief executive Guo Ping expects total revenue for 2012 to exceed $35 billion, according to a Reuters report.


First News Briefs for December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012 9:37 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Mitek’s Mobile Deposit technology makes it possible for consumers to use their smartphone or tablet camera to snap a picture of their check and make an instant deposit. Mitek is now bringing that service to paying bills anytime, anywhere. The company has partnered with U.S. Bank to offer Mobile Photo Bill Pay, a service that will be offered beginning in 2013.

Huawei, ZTE Deny Spying Before Congress

September 14, 2012 5:35 am | by Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | News | Comments

Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent from the dictates of Beijing's communist government.

US Congressional Panel Probes Huawei, ZTE

September 13, 2012 7:20 am | by Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. lawmakers today will question executives of two major Chinese technology companies as part of a congressional probe into whether those firms' ambitions to carve out a bigger niche in the American market pose a threat to national security.

Huawei Puts New Power Horse into Play

February 27, 2012 7:18 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Can Huawei's device business really take off with the help of a flying horse made out of phones?

Huawei, ZTE Target of House Investigation on Security Threats

November 18, 2011 7:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A key congressional intelligence committee has opened an investigation into national security threats posed by Chinese-owned telecommunications companies...


Huawei Targets U.S. Device Market

October 12, 2011 9:30 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO —The Chinese manufacturer Huawei plans to be among the top three wireless device companies in the United States within three years.

InterDigital Sues Nokia, Huawei, ZTE

July 27, 2011 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

InterDigital is suing Nokia, Huawei and ZTE over patent infringement...

Huawei Shows Off First Android 3.2 Slate

June 20, 2011 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Chinese OEM Huawei today showed off a tablet device at a conference in Singapore. The company unveiled the Huawei MediaPad.

Huawei Wins Injunction Against ZTE

May 13, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Huawei won the first round in its patent lawsuit against ZTE in Germany yesterday when a judge issued a temporary injunction against ZTE.

Huawei Sues ZTE Over Data Cards, LTE

April 28, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Huawei has filed lawsuits in Germany, France and Hungary against rival Chinese infrastructure vendor ZTE over alleged patent and trademark infringement...

In Show of Openness, Huawei Divulges Board Members

April 18, 2011 8:41 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

For the first time ever, the closely held Chinese infrastructure vendor disclosed the identities of its board of directors...

Motorola, Huawei Settle NSN, Trade Secrets Lawsuits

April 13, 2011 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Solutions and Huawei have agreed to settle all ongoing litigation between the two companies, including a dispute over trade secrets...

Huawei Negotiates Rough Waters of U.S., China Trade Relations

March 24, 2011 7:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla.—Huawei has found out the hard way that it's not easy being a China-based company trying to do business in the United States...

Huawei Defends Reputation in U.S. After Failed 3Leaf Deal

February 25, 2011 6:49 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

In an unusual display of openness, China-based infrastructure company Huawei has penned an open letter defending the company's reputation...

Huawei Sues to Stop NSN's Motorola Buyout

January 24, 2011 6:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Huawei has filed a lawsuit to stop Nokia Siemens Networks acquisition of Motorola's wireless networks business...

U.S. vs. China – Really?

November 11, 2010 12:47 pm | Blogs | Comments

Is excluding Huawei Technologies and ZTE from wireless network contracts being crazily alarmist or is it the wise, cautious thing to do? When I first heard that Sprint Nextel was excluding Huawei and ZTE from their network modernization project due

Ericsson, NSN, Huawei Win Bharti 3G Deal

September 20, 2010 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks and Huawei have landed contracts with Indian operator Bharti Airtel to build out its 3G HSPA+ network.

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