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Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei Gets 46 Commercial 5G Contracts in 30 Countries

Headquartered in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, privately-owned Huawei is a world leading telecommunication solution provider and also one of the world’s major smartphone brands

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Logo of Huawei is seen on the advert in front of the local offices of Huawei in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 11, 2019. VOA

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. said it has obtained 46 commercial 5G contracts so far in 30 countries.

It has shipped more than one lakh 5G base stations, ranking top in the world, according to the company.

Huawei said it was well prepared for China’s 5G commercial use. In February 2018, it made the world’s first 5G call and launched the first 5G terminal device, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Chinese Telecom equipment company Huawei Consumer Products division CEO Richard Yu gestures as he speaks on stage during the presentation the new P30 smart-phone, in Paris, March 26, 2019. VOA

Headquartered in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, privately-owned Huawei is a world leading telecommunication solution provider and also one of the world’s major smartphone brands.

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China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology granted commercial-use 5G licenses on Thursday to China Broadcasting Network and the country’s top three telecom operators — China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom. (IANS)

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Chinese Smartphone Manufacturer Huawei Ships 100 mn Smartphones Globally in 2019

The company, betting big on the 5G network rollout in India, is set to start trials with partner telcos soon and is also looking at capturing a bigger share of the Indian smartphone market

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Attendees pass by a Huawei booth during the 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 9, 2019. VOA

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has shipped 100 million smartphones till May 2019.

Huawei consumer business group’s smartphone product line president He Gang revealed the numbers at a Nova 5 smartphone launch event in China, news website Gizmo China reported on Friday.

In addition, Huawei Watch GT, a smartwatch, has sold more than two million units globally since launch in October 2018.

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People walk past an advertisement for Huawei at a subway station in Hong Kong. VOA

According to Huawei founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei, smartphones banned by the US administration would cost the company $30 billion in revenue this year and sales outside China has dropped 40 per cent in the past month. The company’s overseas business would be mainly affected by the US export control.

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Meanwhile, the company has been facing growing pressure from the US in recent months, especially after Washington issued an export control that partially bans US tech companies from exporting components and technologies to them.

The company, betting big on the 5G network rollout in India, is set to start trials with partner telcos soon and is also looking at capturing a bigger share of the Indian smartphone market. (IANS)