Huawei said it launched the world's first Internet of Things (IoT) platform based on software defined networking (SDN), to simplify the process of forging connections and related network management and maintenance.
Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies have completed tests using LTE CAT11, achieving a downlink peak data rate of up to 600 Mbit/s by aggregating three component carriers--3CC carrier aggregation--with 256QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation).
As the industry pulls together specifications for 5G networks, Huawei director Ryan Ding says controlling autonomous vehicles will be a key task, according to Global Telecoms Business.
Huawei hailed the "milestone" launch of a new European Research Institute that it said will help the European Union (EU) achieve the goals of its Digital Agenda.
Huawei promised to deliver an improved video streaming experience to consumers by supplying operators with a new video on demand (VoD) platform.
The mobile networks in South Korea just keep getting better, and if you question the Korean operators' claims about their network performance, just do what Mike Thelander did: Go to Korea and test it for yourself. Thelander, the founder and CEO of Signals Research Group, recently released results of tests conducted in February on the LG U+ LTE Advanced 300 Mbps network in Seoul.
Huawei has officially stated it wants to grow smartphone shipments to 100 million units in 2015, up from 75 million last year. But according to the company's CEO, the Chinese firm doesn't want to sacrifice profitability for the sake of volume growth.
Huawei appointed Vincent Pang as president of operations in Western Europe, replacing Kevin Tao who is now taking on a new position at the equipment vendor's global headquarters in China.
Nokia agreed to purchase Alcatel-Lucent in a $16.6 billion (€15.6 billion) deal that would form a powerhouse to rival Ericsson and Huawei in the global market for telecom equipment. In the United States, the deal could create a company that could challenge Ericsson's leading position.
Nokia said it is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in a deal that values the France-based company at €15.6 billion ($16.6 billion) and creates a new European powerhouse in the telecoms equipment market.