EC clears Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent deal

The European Commission gave the green-light to Nokia’s proposed multi-billion dollar acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, stating that the deal “would not raise competition concerns”. This is because “the parties are not close competitors and since a number of strong global competitors …

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Huawei sees bumper first half for handsets

Huawei said that its handset business recorded revenue of $7.23 billion in the first half of 2015, a year-on-year increase of 87 per cent, reflecting its strategy of “focusing on mid-to high-end handsets, which contributed to both an increase in …

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Huawei sees strong H1 growth

Huawei said that its sales increased by 30 per cent in the first half of 2015, with the company citing “stable and healthy growth” across its operating units. First half sales stood at CNY175.9 billion ($28.33 billion), and, according to …

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MWC Shanghai: Why are we talking about 5G now?

Not surprisingly, the mobile industry doesn’t see the buzz around 5G as hype. Given that 5G will be an overlay to 4G, the massive boost in computing power, its role as an enabler for vertical industries and the long lead …

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MWC Shanghai 2015 Keynote Panel

The CEOs of Huawei, Nokia, LG Uplus, as well as Australian MP Paul Fletcher, take part in a panel debate during the ‘Road to 5G’ keynote session.

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MWC Shanghai 2015 Keynote: Huawei

Ken Hu, Deputy Chairman and Rotating CEO of Huawei, presents in the keynote focused on ‘The Road to 5G.’

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Huawei chief warns on industry silos for 5G

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI: Overcoming specific industry silos was highlighted as an obstacle on the road to 5G by Ken Hu, Huawei’s deputy chairman and rotating CEO, speaking during this morning’s keynote session. Huawei’s Hu said each …

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Huawei secures key approval to make handsets in India – reports

Huawei is set to become the first major Chinese brand to make handsets in India, after reportedly winning key government manufacturing approval. India’s Ministry of Home Affairs gave the Chinese vendor the green light 19 months after it first applied …

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Huawei expands R&D spend to $8.1B, targets more joint research

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI: Huawei is focused on building up the core technologies that will sustain it over the long run, and its handset group has considered merging with or acquiring artificial intelligence (AI) companies to develop …

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