UAE-based mobile operator du claimed to have completed the first test of LTE Broadband Trunking in the Middle East, and said the trials of the technology will pave the way for "futuristic" connectivity services for enterprises and government departments.
Huawei made use of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to reiterate the importance of the European market to its growth strategy, as the U.S. continues to freeze out the Chinese equipment manufacturer because of concerns over spying.
Strong growth in LTE and small cells is expected to almost offset declining spending on 2G and 3G technologies in the coming few years, according to latest forecasts by Dell'Oro Group.
Huawei staged a launch event for its new, state-of-the-art network functions virtualization (NFV) open lab in Xi'an, China.
Ofcom took another step in defining what fifth generation (5G) technology will be by opening a consultation into the use of spectrum above 6 GHz for the next generation networks.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou defended the company's 2014 earnings after preliminary figures for the year showed that operating profit growth slowed relative to 2013.
Chinese vendor Huawei posted unaudited financials for 2014 that showed impressive revenue gains in its consumer division--which houses its smartphone business--as well as its network infrastructure division. As a result of the strong sales, the company said it most likely booked a 17 percent increase in operating profit last year.
Last November I had the chance to attend Huawei's Mobile Broadband Symposium in Shanghai, China. As part of the symposium I attended the small cell session and moderated an industry panel on this topic. It was during that panel I realized when it comes to the metro and enterprise space, the small cell was finally showing some real maturity. What triggered this realization for me? Nobody during the session talked about coffee coupons as a small cell application.
Huawei released a dual-beam antenna solution that it says improves on the shortcomings of the traditional 6-sector solution, and it's already deployed it with Advanced Info Service (AIS) in Thailand, which improved capacity by 70 percent.
Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu said the company will step up its efforts to assure governments of the security of its operations, as he revealed the Chinese vendor's 2014 sales are likely to be 15 per cent higher than in 2013.