China Tech News — Chinese telecom device maker Huawei has launched its first experience store in the Philippines. Locating at the heart of SM Mall, Manila, this new experience store represents another major step of the overseas market expansion of Huawei and the company continues to develop and grow its brand influence.
Android Headlines — November started with Huawei inviting us, along with a few other publications, across the world to China. Where we would spend some time in both Shenzhen (where their headquarters are located) as well as in Beijing. The main purpose of this trip was to give the media more of an inside look at the company, who is now the largest smartphone manufacturer in China, having recently taken that crown back from the start-up Xiaomi.
Selular.ID — Singapore: Advances in mobile technology makes the presence of smartphones are increasingly popular. Phone vendors continue to compete to boost the development and production of smartphone devices until next year. In the event the Innovation Day 2015 in Singapore, Huawei mention the existence of a new evolution of the smartphone, called superphone.
ZDNet — Chinese technology giant Huawei has announced its vision for the next generation of the smartphone: The “superphone”, which will further integrate the physical with the digital world, where everything that can be connected will be connected. According to Huawei, the smartphone-to-superphone evolution will take place within a 12-year cycle similar to the one that saw Motorola invent the first feature phone in 1995 and Apple end that cycle by inventing the first smartphone in 2007.
ZDNet — M1 says it is deploying software-defined networking (SDN) in its cloud data centre as part of efforts to gain operational efficiencies, enabling the Singapore telco to then pass this benefit to its customers. It signed up VMware, Palo Alto Networks, and Huawei as partners in, what the operator described as a proof of concept in its data center, which was launched in November last year.
Digi Times — China had 1.3 billion mobile communication service subscribers as of the end of September 2015, growing 0.28% sequentially and 2.14% on year. Of the subscribers, 427.41 million (32.88%) and 302.39 million (23.26%) used 3G and 4G services respectively, and 948.07 million (72.94%) were mobile Internet-access users, according to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Enterprise Innovation — HKT and Huawei have demonstrated the world’s first 4.5G (4.5th generation) 1Gbps (Gigabit per second) mobile network at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong. With a peak download speed of as high as 1.2Gbps, the two partners delivered the fastest network specification in the world.
Digi Times — Shipments of smartphones in the China market grew 11.2% sequentially to 101.2 million units in the third quarter of 2015, buoyed by an increase of 59.8 million new subscribers for 3G/4G services in the quarter, according to Digitimes Research. Apple ranked as the largest smartphone vendor in China in the third quarter, followed by Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Vivo and Samsung Electronics.
SCMP — A former principal researcher at Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) has left the company to join a one-year-old start-up in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, in the latest move by an ambitious Chinese tech enterprise to recruit top talent from a big global player. INGDAN.com said on Tuesday it has hired 48-year-old Li Shipeng as its chief technology officer. Li joined MSRA in 1999 and became one of Microsoft’s partners in 2012.
Mobile World Live — HONG KONG: Mobile operators need to take immediate steps to capture a share of the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) market, which is attracting competition from vertical industries, Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu said in his keynote address this morning. “The industry is standing at a critical juncture and needs to act now to open this new blue ocean opportunity,” he stated.
Digi Times — The ratio Kirin-series application processors, developed by HiSilicon Technologies, used in Huawei’s mid-range and high-end smartphones has continued to increase, which is unfavorable to MediaTek, according to industry sources. Although Huawei’s current purchases of smartphone-use APs from MediaTek are still larger than those from HiSilicon, most MediaTek APs have been used in Huawei’s entry-level to mid-range models.
Digi Times — China-based vendor Huawei Device has unveiled two smartphone models, the mid-range G7 Plus and entry-level Y6, for the Taiwan market, according to Huawei’s Taiwan sales agent. The G7 Plus, to be available on November 1, is priced at NT$12,900 (US$397), and the Y6, to be available in late November, is priced at NT$4,990.
RCR Wireless — With 170,000 employees, $46B in 2014 revenue and operations in 170 countries, Huawei’s ICT transformation strategy is based upon providing enterprise, carriers and developers with open, yet integrated, end-to-end network, cloud computing, big data and developer-centric platform solutions.
Want China Times — China’s leading telecom company, Huawei, says power companies may collaborate with its smart grid solution — based on its innovative information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure — to work towards improved energy efficiency. The World Energy Council Executive Assembly and World Energy Leaders’ Summit 2015 was held Oct. 26-30 in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, where more than 300 major global energy stakeholders deliberated on important and current issues on the energy sector.
RCR Wireless — Deutsche Telekom said it recently deployed the world’s first field implementation of narrow band “Internet of Things.” The trial was carried out with the cooperation of Chinese vendor Huawei. The trial was developed over commercial base stations by software upgrades in order to make them NB-IoT capable.
ZDNet — Chinese hardware manufacturer Huawei has announced its results for the third quarter of 2015, with its Consumer Business Group reporting total shipments of 27.4 million smartphones for the three months to September 30, a jump of 63 percent year on year.
PRNewswire — TOKYO: As a Gold Member of the OpenStack Foundation, Huawei participated in the 2015 OpenStack Summit held in Tokyo during October 27–30, 2015. During this conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software, Huawei’s engineers, together with experts from all over the globe, discussed how to promote OpenStack development and innovation, as well as how to build a cloud computing industry chain.
A partnership has recently been announced by China’s Huawei Technologies Co and the United Kingdom’s University of Manchester on research into graphene, a material set to replace silicon in chips and electronics, according to Shanghai’s China Business News. Huawei and the university will start the partnership with a two-year project to explore ways of using graphene in consumer electronics and mobile devices, the company said in an Oct.
Digi Times — Huawei ranked as the top smartphone vendor in China in the third quarter of 2015, while Xiaomi Technology fell to second place, according to an estimate by Canalys. This is Huawei’s first time at the top of China’s competitive smartphone market. The company powered its way to first place with an 81% on year shipment growth in the third quarter, said the market research firm.
Digi Times — Taiwan’s revenues for server motherboards, servers, storage devices and related network equipment are expected to rise 4.7% on year to reach NT$494.3 billion (US$15.28 billion) in 2015. The growth will be weaker than that seen in 2014 and 2013, as enterprises have not invested in server products as much as expected. Global server shipments are also expected to drop 6.3% from the 2014 level to reach only 9.71 million units in 2015, according to Digitimes Research’s new report on the server sector.