U.S. chip firm Xilinx Inc wins 5G network equipment contract from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd

In a statement, Xilinx Inc, an American semiconductor firm stated, it had won a deal to supply chips to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for 5G networking equipment. It did not disclose the financial terms of the deal. Xilinx makes programmable chips used in telecommunications equipment including those used in base stations made by Ericsson, Nokia…

Washington extends Huawei’s trading licenses up to May 15, 2020

The Trump administration has once again allowed U.S. companies to continue to do business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd by extending the trade license until May 15, 2020. The U.S. Commerce Department had previously extended it until April 1. Separately, the U.S. Commerce Department has sought public comments on whether it should issue future…

Canada’s Telus Corp scheduled to launch 5G services with Huawei: Telus Corp’s CFO

In a statement by Canadian telecom operator Telus Corp’s Chief Financial Officer Doug French, the telecom operator is scheduled to roll out 5G services with the help of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s equipment. “It’s important for us to launch our network when the time is right…” said French in a statement while adding the company…

Trump Administration extends Huawei’s temporary license to purchase U.S. goods

In a statement, the U.S. government said, it was issuing a 45-day extension to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd which allows U.S. companies to continue doing some business with it. The development comes in the wake of the Trump Administration adding the Chinese company to an economic blacklist in May 2019 citing national security concerns. The…

Huawei gains foothold in Malaysia with early-2020 5G rollout

Huawei has partnered with not only Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd, the country’s second largest mobile network operator by subscriber, but has also signed preliminary 5G agreements with Maxis rivals such as Axiata Group Bhd’s Celcom, as an added pressure. In a significant development, Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd stated, it has signed an agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies…

Huawei to release Hongmeng OS for mobiles phones by end of 2019

Huawei’s Hongmeng will face challenges from Google’s Android operating system. Huawei’s first quarter sales rose on domestic demand. The overseas market for its smartphones has tanked. On Monday, as per a report from China’s state media Global Times, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is set to release its own mobile operating system, Hongmeng, by the end…