Huawei to launch Daydream-based smartphones, HMDs

ChinaDigi Times — Huawei plans to integrate its Kirin CPU products with Qualcomm’s processors to roll out smartphones and head-mounted devices (HMD) supporting Google’s Daydream VR (virtual reality) platform before year-end 2016, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report, citing sources from the company.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160523PD205.html

Intel and Huawei take smart transportation to next level, from Dubai

UAEKhaleej Times — In line with the Dubai government’s vision of making Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world, Huawei and Intel Corporation today announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to introduce solutions that enable smarter buses and promote the uptake of smart transport. 

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/20160525/7562/no-title

7 Chinese companies that will shape the future of the tech industry: My week in Beijing

ChinaZDNet — If you still think Chinese tech companies are only about replicating the innovations that others have made, then you’ve got some catching up to do. Today’s Chinese tech sector is filled with a number of disruptive companies that are not only competing but leaping ahead in the race to build better products and use tech to solve important problems.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/7-chinese-companies-that-will-shape-the-future-of-the-tech-industry-my-week-in-beijing/

Vodafone Australia trials NB-IoT with Huawei

AustraliaTelecom Asia — Vodafone and Huawei have completed pre-standard trials of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology in Australia. The trials at several live sites in Melbourne were carried out in late April, but are only being announced. More trials are being planned elsewhere in Australia in the coming months. Vodafone Australia CTO Benoit Hanssen said the results of the tests have helped demonstrate the potential for the new 4G technology.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/vodafone-australia-trials-nb-iot-huawei

March of the Chinese smartphones gathers pace

ChinaZDNet — Wherever you live on this planet, if you are considering picking up a new smartphone, chances are that you’re looking more kindly towards Chinese manufacturers, especially Huawei, than you were a year ago. While the headline numbers from the latest Kantar Worldpanel ComTech survey show Android gaining at the expense of Windows Phone and iOS, within those numbers lay some interesting trends.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/march-of-the-chinese-smartphones-gathers-pace/

Huawei presents ‘the scary index’: how smartphones may lead to life after death

ChinaDigital Trends — Digital Trends — The future is closer than we think, said Kevin Ho — and it’s not going to be terrifying at all, he claims. We’ll see. Life today would be unimaginable for people from a few decades or a few centuries ago, explained Ho, President of Huawei’s handset line, speaking Wednesday morning at the CES Asia 2016 event in Shanghai, China.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/huawei-scary-index-immortality/

Chinese Tech Giant Readies for Robot Overlords and Cloud Zombies

ChinaSputnik News — Representatives of leading Chinese tech company Huawei claim they are studying science fiction narratives to envision future trends in which evil robots kill humans, dead relatives linger on computers, and people live forever. This is according to Kevin Ho, president of the company’s handset product line, speaking at the CES Asia conference in Shanghai on Wednesday.

 http://sputniknews.com/news/20160512/1039468887/china-tech-zombies-robots-huawei.html

Digitimes Research: Over 104 million smartphones shipped in China market in 1Q16

ChinaThere were 104.7 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the first quarter of 2016, slipping 11.2% on quarter but growing 20.1% on year and accounting for 33.8% of global total, according to Digitimes Research.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160509PD204.html

Digitimes Research: China vendors ship 128.6 million smartphones globally in 1Q16

ChinaDigi Times— China-based vendors shipped 128.6 million smartphones globally in the first quarter of 2016, decreasing 20.2% on quarter but increasing 33.3% on year and accounting for 41.5% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research. Of the shipments, 45.6 million units were shipped in overseas markets, slipping 40.7% on quarter but growing 27.3% on year, Digitimes Research indicated.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160505PD207.html

Huawei Enterprise Business Group Achieves Strong Growth in 2015 Fuelled by Demand for Leading New ICT

ChinaPRNewswire — SHENZHEN: Huawei Enterprise Business Group (EBG) today shared its 2015 financial results and 2016 vision and strategy under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Building A Better Connected World” at the Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS) 2016. Huawei EBG generated CNY 27.6 billion (USD4.25 billion) annual revenue in 2015, an increase of 43.8% year-over-year and the keeps strong growth.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/huawei-enterprise-business-group-achieves-strong-growth-in-2015-fuelled-by-demand-for-leading-new-ict-300249827.html

Huawei, StarHub complete 1Gbps LTE-A trial

SingaporeTelecom Asia — Huawei and StarHub have completed a live demonstration of the world’s fastest 1Gbps indoor coverage network at the Pan Pacific Singapore. The trial combined StarHub’s 55MHz of frequency spectrum across the 1800-MHz, 2100-MHz and 2600-MHz bands to deliver gigabit-bandwidth.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/huawei-starhub-complete-1gbps-lte-trial

Huawei Technologies developing cloud-based products and solutions, says CEO

ChinaDidi Times — China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has been developing products and solutions based on cloud computing, according to company vice chairman and rotating CEO Eric Xu. Xu, speaking at Huawei’s 3th Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, southern China, on April 11, said the company aims to enable telecom carriers and enterprises to build their cloud-based networking/communication infrastructure, which is crucial to transformation to comprehensive digitization.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160412PD200.html

Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones in 2016

ChinaDigi Times — Huawei Technologies aims to ship 140 million smartphones worldwide in 2016, 44% of which will be mid-range and high-end models. The company aims at revenues of US$30 billion in 2016 for its Consumer Business Group consisting of smartphones, tablets and consumer networking/communication devices.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160413PD209.html

Public safety boosts Huawei’s enterprise growth

ChinaIT Web  — Huawei’s Safe City Solution has been deployed by over 100 cities across more than 30 countries, including Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. This is according to the ICT solutions provider, which said at Huawei Analyst Summit 2016 that the solution already serves more than 400 million people around the world.

http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=151524

Huawei Enterprise Business Group Achieves Strong Growth in 2015 Fuelled by Demand for Leading New ICT

ChinaMontreal Gazette — SHENZHEN: Huawei Enterprise Business Group (EBG) today shared its 2015 financial results and 2016 vision and strategy under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Building A Better Connected World” at the Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS) 2016. Huawei EBG generated CNY 27.6 billion (USD4.25 billion) annual revenue in 2015, an increase of 43.8% year-over-year and the keeps strong growth.

http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/cnw/release.html?rkey=20160412C2651&filter=5611

Huawei emphasises importance of 4.5G, gigabit-speed broadband for IoT

ChinaZDNet — In response to the increasing influx of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices, Chinese technology giant Huawei will leverage multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) to boost mobile coverage to “4.5G” prior to the introduction of 5G, in addition to attaining gigabit-speed fixed broadband through DOCSIS 3.1 and 10 GPON.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/huawei-emphasises-importance-of-4-5g-gigabit-speed-broadband-for-iot/

Huawei introduces LTE-M offering for railways

ChinaTelecom Asia — The Guangzhou and Shenzhen sections of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link have implemented Huawei’s Railway Operational Communication Solution a few years ago. The system is ready for implementation by the Hong Kong section of the express rail link, if and when needed, said Yuan Xilin, president of Transport Sector of Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/huawei-introduces-lte-m-offering-railways

Huawei reports 37% revenue growth for 2015

ChinaZDNet — Huawei has reported a 37 percent year-on-year increase in its 2015 revenue to 395 billion yuan (US$60.8 billion) worldwide, with growth fuelled by a robust consumer business and increased demand for ICT. The Chinese hardware manufacturer’s net profit climbed 33 percent year-on-year to reach 36.9 billion yuan (US$5.7 billion), on strong growth across its carrier, enterprise, and consumer business groups, according to its 2015 annual report, which was audited by KPMG.

Huawei moves further into mobile payments

ChinaTelecom Asia — Apple and Samsung recognize that revenue from the sale of mobile devices, alone, cannot keep shareholders happy. With the vendors venturing into what is arguably one of the most exciting spaces in the financial services space – payments – it begs the questions of who will follow suit and whether the market can afford multiple payment providers.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/huawei-moves-further-mobile-payments

China’s Huawei and ZTE top list of global patent filings

ChinaTech in Asia — Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei filed for 3,898 patents in 2015, making it the world’s most patent-happy company for the second year in a row. Qualcomm, the US-based semiconductor company whose chips can be found in everything from the latest Xiaomi phone to Samsung’s flagships, took second place. Chinese Huawei competitor ZTE rounded out the top three, with 2,155 filings of its own.

https://www.techinasia.com/china-huawei-zte-patents-2015

China Unicom, Huawei, LeTV, Mango TV to form alliance for Ultra HD products

ChinaDigi Times — China Unicom has cooperated with several China-based IT players including Huawei, LeTV and Mango TV, a multimedia content subsidiary of Hunan Broadcasting System, to establish an Ultra HD alliance, looking to push Ultra HD content and products, according to a report fromsina.com. In addition to products and content, the alliance will also focus on enhancing China’s Internet speed and help reduce the fee consumers pay to access Internet.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160324PD205.html

Huawei Hosts Asia Pacific Railway Summit 2016 in Hong Kong themed on “Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected Railway”

Hong KongPRNewswire — HONG KONG: Huawei hosted the Asia Pacific Railway Summit 2016 in Hong Kongtoday. The event, which was themed “Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected Railway”, drew in more than 100 railway decision makers and professionals from 10 countries to share best practices and discuss the trends and challenges shaping rail development.

http://www.prnewswire.co.in/news-releases/huawei-hosts-asia-pacific-railway-summit-2016-in-hong-kong-themed-on-leading-new-ict-building-a-better-connected-railway-573209711.html

Huawei powers Deutsche Telecom’s OpenStack-based cloud platform

ChinaNetworks Asia — Deutsche Telekom has launched a new public cloud platform that will provide European enterprises of all sizes with on-demand, pay-as-you-go, secure cloud services. Dubbed Open Telekom Cloud, the platform is an OpenStack-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution, powered by Huawei hardware and software and operated by T-Systems, the enterprise-focused subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.

http://www.networksasia.net/article/huawei-powers-deutsche-telecoms-openstack-based-cloud-platform.1458616752

Cinia builds Asia-Europe optical backbone with Huawei

China.gifTelecom Paper— Cinia, a Finland-based designer, builder, and operator of connectivity and ICT services, has selected Huawei as one of the platforms that will connect the European data hubs via C-Lion sea cable connection with the network and service providers in China and other Eastern markets.

http://www.telecompaper.com/news/cinia-builds-asia-europe-optical-backbone-with-huawei–1133693

Why Apple and Samsung have already lost the mobile payments war in China

ChinaTech in Asia — If you’re a smartphone company – even a big, successful one – looking to get into the Chinese market with your own mobile payments system, here’s a piece of advice: don’t. Over the last month, we’ve seen Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and even Huawei Payenter mainland China. There are reports that Xiaomi, ZTE, and Lenovo are working on their own services as well.

https://www.techinasia.com/china-payments-apple-samsung-huawei-pay

Huawei Announces Leading New ICT to Build a Better Connected World

ChinaPRNewswire — HANOVER:  Huawei Enterprise Business Group today launched innovative solutions and partnerships under its new marketing slogan — “Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected World” at CeBIT 2016, the world’s largest ICT trade fair, which is being held from March 14 to 18.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/huawei-announces-leading-new-ict-to-build-a-better-connected-world-300236945.html

Huawei trials multi-giga backhauling tech

China.gifTelecom Asia — Huawei and Greek mobile incumbent Cosmote have completed a successful field trial of a new wireless backhaul technology combining E-Band and traditional microwave frequency. The companies tested Huawei’s Super Dual Band microwave transmission technology, which bonds spectrum in the 6-GHz to 42-GHz bands together with the high-frequency E-band (71-GHz to 86-GHz) via special link aggregation technologies.

http://www.telecomasia.net/content/huawei-trials-multi-giga-backhauling-tech

Huawei MateBook shipments expected to reach 400,000 units in 2016

ChinaDigi Times — Huawei’s MateBook 2-in-1 is expected to achieve annual shipments of 400,000 units, a lot lower than market watchers’ expectations of 1-2 million units as Huawei is mainly pushing the device in the high-end enterprise market instead of consumer segment, plus the China-based vendor is still not familiar with the notebook channel and business model, according to sources from the upstream supply chain, adding that the company will need to conquer these issues in order to boost shipments.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160307PD202.html

Malaysia’s Sabah state gov’t partners with Huawei on ICT project

MalaysiaeGov Innovation — The Sabah state government of Malaysia recently signed an agreement with Huawei to achieve its target of becoming a regional ICT hub and smart state.  A report on the Huawei website said a joint working group will be formed to oversee the collaboration agreement.

http://www.enterpriseinnovation.net/article/malaysias-sabah-state-govt-partners-huawei-ict-project-2115773636

Huawei goes luxe with MateBook

China.gifStraits Times — Huawei is jumping into the 2-in-1 market with the 12-inch MateBook, its answer to the Microsoft Surface and the iPad Pro. With Alcatel also unveiling its own Windows 10 tablet at the Mobile World Congress and Samsung announcing the Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1 at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, it seems that this is the year non-traditional PC-makers are trying their hand at cracking the Windows 10 tablet market.

http://www.straitstimes.com/tech/tablets/huawei-goes-luxe-with-matebook