Huawei aims to sell 2 million Honor handsets this year: President

China.gifNEW DELHI: Chinese handset maker Huawei aims to sell two million units of its Honor range of handsets in India this year as it aims to target the “digital natives” in the country with the online-only brand.  The company has unveiled two new devices under the Honor range — 4X (priced at Rs 10,499) and 6 Plus (Rs 26,499), which will be retailed through e-commerce major Flipkart.  It now has four devices under the Honor range.

Huawei filed most patents in 2014: WIPO

ChinaBEIJING: Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd became the world’s No. 1 applicant for international patents in 2014, a United Nations agency said, underscoring the innovative strides made by Chinese technology companies.  Huawei was followed by San Diego-based chipmaker Qualcomm Inc while Huawei’s crosstown rival ZTE Corp, which was the world’s leading applicant in 2012, took third place in its number of filings, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Huawei honoured for its LampSite solution

ChinaHuawei has been honoured for its innovative LampSite solution. The company recently won Best Mobile Infrastructure Award at Mobile World Congress 2015. Huawei LampSite is a centralized baseband Small Cell solution that provides targeted indoor coverage performance enhancements with better mobile broadband experience. The solution can perform network architecture digitization, operation and maintenance digitization, and operational capability digitization.

2015 MWC highlights Galaxy S6, IoT and 5G

KoreaBARCELONA, Spain ― Korea’s mobile carriers SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus are being urged to cooperate with each other to team up with other overseas carriers in order to enjoy “first-mover” advantage in the race to set up standards for fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology. The 2014 Mobile World Congress (MWC) featured the benefits of 5G over today’s long-term evolution (LTE) tech, the Internet of Things (IoT), Samsung Electronics Galaxy S6, LG’s stylish smartwatch and products for augmented reality.

Huawei advances the ICT industry

ChinaHuawei is advancing the information and communications industry (ICT) with its new “ROADS” vision that will foster an open industry ecosystem. Enabling agile innovations, this vision encompasses five fundamental characteristics – Real-time, On-demand, All-online, DIY, and Social. Huawei has also announced a telecom network architecture SoftCOM to help operators achieve successful business transformation.

Huawei debuts new CloudMall data center solution, signs MOU with Baidu

ChinaHuawei’s CloudMall data center solution made its debut at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Spain this week. The company also signed a memorandum of understanding with Baidu to jointly develop indoor mobile Internet. With the joint development of technical innovation, product development, and marketing promotion, Huawei and Baidu plan to accelerate the development of mobile internet applications based on indoor scenarios.

Huawei, Intel expand tie-up amid China’s rising scrutiny of US tech firms

ChinaBEIJING: China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Intel Corp are expanding an existing alliance to provide cloud computing to global telecoms carriers, as U.S. tech firms vie for Chinese tie-ups to retain access to a tough mainland market. The partnership, announced by Huawei in a statement, comes as U.S and other Western tech firms’ scramble to burnish their bona fides with China, which has become increasingly wary of foreign technology.

Huawei bumps up patent portfolio as 5G era draws near – CEO

ChinaBARCELONA: China’s Huawei Technologies , the world’s second-biggest maker of network gear, is beefing up its patent portfolio ahead of 5G, the next generation of mobile equipment, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Huawei, also the world’s fourth-largest maker of smartphones, has said it plans to spend US$600 million on 5G wireless research and development from 2013 to 2018. But speaking to reporters at the Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, Huawei Chief Executive Ken Hu said that 5G research spending was likely to rise, without giving specific figures.

China’s Huawei introduces its first Android-friendly smartwatch

ChinaBARCELONA, March 2 — Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei yesterday launched its first smartwatch, a round-faced device that works with Android phones, joining a crowded market weeks before the introduction of the highly anticipated Apple Watch. At an event tied to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the firm unveiled its Huawei watch line in classic, business and sporty versions, while at the same time across town, Korea’s LG Electronics launched a similar round-faced model.

Huawei, Qualcomm and EE Test 400 Mbps Wireless Network at UK’s Wembley Stadium

ChinaChinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. along with U.S.-based semiconductor company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and British mobile network operator EE Ltd recently announced the demonstration of an LTE category 9 wireless technology at Wembley Stadium in London. Opened in 2007, Wembley has 90,000 seats and is considered the second largest stadium in Europe. It also hosts major football matches, including England’s national football team home matches.

China’s Huawei enters smartwatch frenzy with round-face models

ChinaBARCELONA: Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei on Sunday launched its first smartwatch, a round-faced device that works with Android phones, joining a crowded market weeks before the introduction of the highly anticipated Apple Watch.  At an event tied to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the firm unveiled its Huawei watch line in classic, business and sporty versions, while at the same time across town, Korea’s LG Electronics launched a similar round-faced model.

Huawei looks to give indoor mobile speeds a boost with LTE-Advanced

ChinaHuawei Technologies has conducted a real-world trial of LTE-Advanced that shows that much faster indoor cellular speeds may be around the corner. The telecommunications equipment vendor conducted the trial with Singaporean network operator StarHub, using products capable of download speeds of up to 300Mbps. Early test results were promising, with users getting much faster downloads and better video quality than before, Huawei said without offering any details of the data rates achieved.

Huawei Builds NFV Open Lab

ChinaChinese telecom device maker Huawei announced in Xi’an that the company has completed the construction of a network functions virtualization open lab with an initial investment of over USD5 million. Liang Hua, president of Huawei global technical service unit, said that the NFV open lab is an innovation center for ICT convergence. It is committed to open cooperation and joint innovation with global partners to establish an NFV industrial eco-chain, integrate value, and help the business success of clients.

Huawei, BT Ireland Test 400 Gbps Fiber Broadband Transmission

China.gifChinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and telecom firm BT Ireland have successfully tested a 400 Gbps fiber broadband over fiber optics that connects the city of Dublin to Belfast. Huawei and BT Ireland have transmitted 400 Gbps of data across existing 10 Gbps, 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps wavelengths. BT said it had chosen to carry out the test in Ireland due to its existing network infrastructure and the 200 km distance between Dublin and Belfast.

Huawei and China Unicom Deploy World’s First Tiniest Atom Router

ChinaChinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd.’s Guangdong Branch (Guangdong Unicom) recently announced the deployment of the world’s first Atom Router for commercial use. “The industry’s first deployment of an Atom Router for commercial use proves the maturity and commercial readiness of Huawei’s innovative IP technologies and E2E solutions, and will enable Guangdong Unicom to build leading and optimized networks for users.” said Gai Gang, Huawei’s president of its Carrier IP product line.

Huawei gives away 15 Honor Holly smartphone every hour to mark 15 years in India

IndiaNEW DELHI: Huawei Thursday launched an online offer where 15 lucky people could win Honor Holly smartphone every hour between 10 AM to 2 PM over 2 days, to celebrate 15 years of operations in the country.  Huawei would be giving out a total of 120 smartphones over February 5 and February 6 between 10 AM and 2 PM.  “We are excited to complete 15 successful years in India and it would not have been possible without the trust that our consumers have in us,” Allen Wang, president-consumer device business at Huawei, said in a statement.

Huawei and China Mobile Improve Upload Speed by 180%

ChinaChinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and Hong Kong-based telecom company China Mobile Communications Corporation have announced the testing of the world’s first uplink carrier aggregation (CA) over Jiangsu Mobile’s network. Huawei and China Mobile said the test improved the upload data rate by 180 per cent. Increasing uplink speed will provide consumers the ability to upload high quality videos, which will definitely boost the performance of telemedicine, video conferencing and video surveillance.

Huawei Plans To Set Up New R&D Office In Canada

China.gifFollowing the establishment of offices in Ottawa and Markham, the Chinese telecom device maker Huawei recently expressed intention to set up a new research and development office in Waterloo, Canada. The new office will be committed to solving mobile phone security issues. However, the establishment of the new R&D office is still subject to Huawei’s hiring of enough engineers in Waterloo.

Huawei steps into Westfield shopping centres, from AU

AustraliaHuawei Australia will be hitting select Sydney Westfield shopping centres with its Huawei Experiential Zones in an effort to showcase its consumer product range. The Experiential Zones will offer customers the opportunity to explore the latest mobile and mobile broadband technology. The Huawei Mate 7 will be on display at Westfield centres in Chatswood, Parramatta, Bondi, Sydney City and Miranda.

StarHub in commercial trial of Huawei’s LampSite solution

SingaporeTELECOMMUNICATION solutions provider Huawei has started a commercial trial of its LampSite indoor coverage solution with Singaporean mobile operator StarHub at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. The solution would enable StarHub to combine the use of its existing frequency spectrum on both 1800 and 2600 MHz bands on a single platform, to achieve peak throughput rates of up to 300Mbps, Huawei said in a statement.