Apple once again posted huge financials, with the iPhone and iPad maker hitting quarterly revenue of $35bn and quarterly net profit of $8.8bn for the quarter ended June 30, an increase on the $28.6bn revenue and $7.3bn profit that it recorded in the same period last year.
Chinese infrastructure vendor Huawei has pledged to invest £1.3bn ($2bn) in the UK, and create 700 more jobs in the country by 2017. The firm, which already employs over 800 people in the UK, said that it will invest £650m in a number of “global centres of technical and financial excellence”, as well as a further £650m in procurement on products and services.
With just six weeks to go until the winners of this year’s Broadband InfoVision Awards are announced, we preview the shortlisted entries for the category Broadband Home.
Efforts by North American cablecos to move their subscribers to DOCSIS 3.0 service tiers are driving a surge in wideband activity, claims a report from Infonetics Research, which estimates that wideband CPE shipments were up more than 50 per cent on an annual basis in the first quarter of this year.
At the core of an LTE network, the EPC (Evolved Packet Core) is the anchor point for all data and services. It plays a key role in ensuring end-to-end user experience. Huawei is committed to building the industry’s best LTE core network for global operators to ensure end user experience for mobile broadband (MBB).
Leading network infrastructure vendors have pulled out of negotiations with India’s state-owned telco BSNL, which is looking to expand its network. Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks have pulled out of the tender, claiming that they cannot match the offer from Chinese vendor ZTE.
Microsoft has unveiled its latest operating system for mobile handsets, Windows Phone 8. The announcement was made in the same week as the firm launched its Surface tablet device, which runs on the Windows 8 operating system for PCs and tablets.
Huawei and ZTE have been banned from bidding for public contracts in Algeria, according to local reports. The ban comes just a few weeks after it was reported that the two Chinese firms will face legal action from the EU for allegedly receiving illegal state subsidies in order to undercut rivals.
Ying Weimin, President of GSM & UMTS & LTE Networks for Huawei Wireless Network Business Unit, spoke to telecoms.com at the LTE World Summit after the company won the award for most significant development for LTE commercialisation.
Ying also speaks about the commercialisation of LTE in general and the first 72 networks to be launched worldwide.
Chinese equipment vendor Huawei has won its largest managed services contract in Europe through a five year agreement with Sunrise in Switzerland. Huawei has been selected as the sole managed services partner for the fixed and mobile networks, including the transfer of staff from Sunrise and its previous technology partner.
Xu Weizhong, President of Packet Core Network for Huawei Wireless Network Business Unit, talks to telecoms.com at the LTE World Summit about the key benefits of LTE. Xu talks about future business models and management of the customer experience.
Interview with Deng Taihua, Presidentof LTE TDD & WiMAX & TDS Networks for Huawei Wireless Network Business Unit.
Barcelona, Spain, May 28, 2012: “For the past 20 years, mobile operators have focused on how to increase their subscriber numbers, but in the next 20 years, the focus should be on attracting valuable users and enhancing user experiences,” said Ying Weimin, President of GSM/UMTS/LTE Networks for Huawei’s Wireless Network business unit, yesterday in a keynote presentation at the 2012 LTE World Summit.
A key topic discussed at the 2012 LTE World Submit (LTE WS) in Barcelona from May 23 to 24 was how to build business models capable of facing unprecendented mobile broadband (MBB) traffic demands. The event was attended by over 200 global operators, government regulators, vendors, industry analysts and media, and largely focused on the rapid development of the LTE TDD industry as well as operators’ latest industry achievements.
Huawei has deployed nearly 50% of all commercial LTE networks worldwide and the future of mobile broadband is “No-Edge Networks,” according to an interview the company gave to Telecoms during the 2012 LTE World Summit in Barcelona.