Category: Events


The Telecoms.com Podcast: MWC, Huawei and state subsidies

It was déjà vu all over again this week as Ericsson and Nokia pulled out of the rescheduled Mobile World Congress 2021, to Iain and Scott start by looking at what this means for the show. They move on to an update on the legal and regulatory circus that surrounds Chinese kit vendor Huawei before concluding by discussing the pros and cons of throwing public money at private enterprise.

Nokia and others join the MWC 2021 exodus

The sense of déjà vu is growing as, once more, Ericsson’s decision to pull out of Mobile World Congress seems to have encouraged others to do the same.

Broadband 50 2021 nominations open

The Informa Tech Broadband 100 provides global recognition to those individuals who are enabling next-generation broadband access around the world.

Huawei’s Jack Wang reflects on winning a Glotel award

At the recent Global Telecoms Awards, Huawei won the Project Delivery Perfection category for its work with partner with Sunrise Communications on optimizing its 5G network. In this video Jack Wang, President of Service and Software Marketing & Solution Department at Huawei, reflects on the special qualities of the project that contributed to it winning the award.

Huawei’s Ken Hu: 5G Creates New Value for Industries and New Growth Opportunities

[Shanghai, China, November 12, 2020] At the 11th Annual Mobile Broadband Forum today, Huawei’s Deputy Chairman Ken Hu spoke with leaders in the telecoms and digital technology sectors about the new value that 5G can bring to different industries around the globe. As 5G is poised to transform the way we live, connect, and work, the telecoms sector is deeply invested in creating more value beyond the consumer market.

China Unicom Beijing Branch and Huawei Announce “5G Capital” Innovation Project Achievements

[Shanghai, China, November 12, 2020] At the China Unicom Beijing Branch and Huawei 5G Capital Press Conference, the two parties announced the achievements of the 5G Capital innovation project with the theme of “Smarter, Together”. They also launched “5G Capital Cube” together with industry partners such as Yitong Century, and Tencent Games to build E2E network capabilities and a win-win ecosystem.

Huawei’s Ryan Ding: Maximizing Wireless Network Value for a Golden Decade of 5G

[Shanghai, China, November 12, 2020] At the 2020 Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF), Huawei’s Executive Director and President of the Carrier Business Group Ryan Ding gave his keynote speech “Maximizing Wireless Network Value for a Golden Decade of 5G”. Ding said that the coming decade will be a golden age for 5G’s progress around the world, and that the whole industry must have faith in 5G, build the best 5G networks, and make the most of them for shared value.

Huawei Brings Over 220,000 Jobs in Europe

[Warsaw, Poland, November 6, 2020] In an Oxford Economics report released today titled The Economic Impact of Huawei, Huawei was found to have contributed EUR16.4 billion to Europe’s GDP and supported 224,300 jobs in 2019. The company also generated EUR6.6 billion in tax revenues for European authorities during that same time.

Huawei European Innovation Day 2020 reaffirms cooperation as a driving force behind integration of innovative economies, societies and individuals

How can Europe remain at the forefront of innovation in the world? How can we unlock the opportunities that are attracting talents and driving innovation in Poland and Central East Europe? This was discussed by the participants of the 8th edition of Huawei European Innovation Day in Warsaw, which was officially opened by Ms. Catherine […]

Emerging technologies win big at the 2020 Glotel Awards

The spoils were shared evenly at this year’s Global Telecoms Awards, but emerging technologies such as OpenRAN caught the eyes of the judges. You can see the full list of winners below and find that only one company one more than once – last year’s big winner SK Telecom – which grabbed the ‘best operator’ […]

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Huawei, OpenRAN and MWC

After a long summer delay, the Telecoms.com podcast returns refreshed and ready for action, albeit minus one podder. Scott and Iain start as they left off a couple of months ago by looking at the latest drama around the hounding of Huawei by the US. They move on to chart the rapid progress being made by the OpenRAN movement, thanks largely to Rakuten and conclude by considering the prospects for Mobile World Congress 2021.