H uawei lived up to its earlier smartphone hype by unveiling what it called "the world's slimmest smartphone" and throwing down the gauntlet to the world's leading smartphone makers, Samsung Electronics and Apple.
Louisville, Colo.-based research and development facility CableLabs qualified devices from six vendors for version 1.0 of the DOCSIS provisioning of EPON (DPoE) specifications, enabling cable operators to deploy EPON equipment and be assured of interoperability.
About 12,000 people attended The Cable Show convention this week in Washington, D.C., according to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Huawei broke further away from the broadband CPE pack in Q1 2013 as revenues rose 26 percent, according to a new Infonetics report. Much of Huawei's broadband CPE revenue came from its service provider customers in China, Singapore and Malaysia.
Huawei is taking some pages from the playbook of some its more established smartphone rivals, including Samsung Electronics, in building the hype for its forthcoming high-end smartphone, which will likely be called the Ascend P6.
Service providers continue investing in SDP (service delivery platform) as they try to better monetize their networks and manage the impact of over-the-top (OTT) providers on the bottom line, according to Infonetics Research.
The UK chancellor, George Osborne, said Huawei is considered a "long-term valued investor" in the UK after a security report by members of Parliament warned of a "shocking" lack of regulatory oversight during a deal signed between BT and the Chinese vendor in 2005.
Huawei and Alcatel-Lucent, according to Infonetics, gained top spots in the broadband aggregation market segment amidst a worldwide 7 percent decline of $1.5 billion.
The UK government has acted to reduce the impact of a security report that is set to criticise the central role played by Huawei in the UK's telecoms infrastructure in order to avoid a trade backlash from China, according to the Financial Times .
Ethiopia is on the brink of signing agreements with China's Huawei and ZTE to expand its mobile phone infrastructure and double the number of subscribers in the African country to 40 million.