Huawei Technologies

The world’s biggest telecom equipment maker, Huawei Technologies Co was sued by Cisco Systems in 2003 for allegedly infringing on its patents. In the US, security officials have accused it of allowing unauthorized access by the Chinese People's Liberation Army through its equipment. US political opposition forced Huawei to withdraw its purchase of 3Leaf systems in 2010.

Huawei aims high for Nigeria smartphone sales

Huawei aims high for Nigeria smartphone sales

Huawei Technologies, the mainland's largest manufacturer of networking equipment, plans to double smartphone sales in Nigeria this year as it seeks to boost its global market share, company officials said.

Saturday, 21 September, 2013, 2:29am

Huawei boosts spending on research

Huawei is seeking to jointly develop products with carriers.

After investing about 30 billion yuan (HK$37.6 billion) last year, Huawei was boosting its research budget this year to improve mobile and fixed-network performance as well as audio and video transmissions, said Li Yingtao, its head of research and development.

5 Jul 2013 - 4:30am

Huawei learns from Apple's experience

Huawei carried out on-site audits of 101 suppliers last year.

Huawei Technologies, the mainland's largest maker of telecommunications equipment, said Apple's experience in China shows the importance of supply chain management.

29 May 2013 - 2:51am

Shane Todd’s family seeks US Congress, Thai expert’s help

Rick Todd (centre) and his wife Mary (left) chat with their family lawyer Gloria James-Civetta at the departure hall of Changi International Airport in Singapore on Thursday. Photo: AFP

The parents of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year said on Thursday they will seek a US congressional inquiry and tap a celebrity Thai pathologist to prove their son was murdered.

23 May 2013 - 3:02pm 2 comments

US scientist Shane Todd’s family walks out of Singapore inquest

Rick Todd (right) and his wife Mary walk out during lunch break from the Subordinate courts in Singapore on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

The family of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year walked out of a coroner’s inquiry into their son’s death on Tuesday, saying they had “lost faith” in the proceedings.

22 May 2013 - 1:49am 3 comments

Euro rivals reject EC's threat of Chinese tariffs

Ericsson and Nokia Siemens have urged the European Commission to back off from threatening tariffs on their Chinese rivals Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Photo: AFP

Two of Europe's biggest telecommunications equipment makers, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens, have urged the European Commission to back off from threatening tariffs on their Chinese rivals in a row over alleged illegal government subsidies.

17 May 2013 - 3:06am 2 comments

Huawei, ZTE may benefit from US security report

Fears of spying have hindered Huawei Technologies from cracking the US telecommunications equipment market. Photo: AFP

The US Government Accountability Office released this month a report that found no recent evidence of cyber-security incidents affecting the country's telecommunications networks. Often called the "congressional watchdog", the GAO is the audit, evaluation and investigative arm of the US Congress.

20 Apr 2013 - 5:45am

Canada looks to restrict Huawei

Huawei may face additional restrictions selling its products in Canada. Photo: Reuters

Huawei Technologies, the mainland's largest phone equipment maker, may face additional restrictions selling its products in Canada as the federal government considers new regulations on foreign wireless suppliers it deems security risks.

29 Mar 2013 - 4:16am

Network suppliers, operators warn of mobile disruption

Hong Kong's big mobile network operators have warned of increased service degradation if they lose part of their 3G spectrum. Photo: Bloomberg

Two of the world's largest telecommunications equipment suppliers have joined local mobile operators in raising the spectre of acute services disruption in Hong Kong if the government seizes and auctions off chunks of 3G spectrum currently in use.

28 Mar 2013 - 6:01am

Europe's highest court to review Huawei-ZTE patent-infringement dispute

Huawei now has to wait for a decision by the Court of Justice.

The patents dispute between Huawei Technologies and ZTE, the mainland's two largest telecommunications equipment manufacturers, is set to be reviewed by Europe's highest court. The Dusseldorf Regional Court has referred several questions concerning the application of EU competition law related to one of the patent-infringement cases lodged by Huawei against ZTE over 4G technology to the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.

23 Mar 2013 - 5:05am

Huawei wins telecoms patent case against ZTE

Huawei wins telecoms patent case against ZTE.

The patents dispute between the mainland's two largest telecommunications equipment makers has heated up after Huawei Technologies won an injunction from a court in Germany against ZTE, which is now barred from selling its 4G-ready base stations in that market.

19 Mar 2013 - 4:18am

Singapore to allow FBI inspection of research institute linked to Huawei

Foreign minister K. Shanmugam told officials on a visit to the US capital this week that no improper transfer of technology took place between the Institute of Microelectronics and Huawei Technologies, the ministry said.

15 Mar 2013 - 2:29am

Huawei and Alcatel-Lucent take wireless battle to service level

Huawei uses the services business as a doorway to get into the hardware business. Photo: Bloomberg

Carriers coping with the explosion of data traffic and slowing consumer spending have turned to equipment vendors to reduce costs and improve network quality. That has boosted demand for services contracts, at a time when sluggish equipment spending has weighed on sales at infrastructure makers.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

Huawei in new Iran, EU setbacks

News for certain companies seems to come in waves, which has certainly been the case for embattled telecoms equipment giant Huawei these past couple of weeks. 

1 Feb 2013 - 12:38pm

Huawei's Ren: China's 'Wizard of Oz'?

Ren's shyness is one of the main reasons why many speculate that Huawei may have some murky government connections with Beijing. Photo: AFP

I don’t usually believe in conspiracy theories, but if I did I might be starting to wonder if Ren Zhengfei is really the powerful and insightful person Huawei keeps describing for us.

30 Jan 2013 - 9:05am