April 15th, 2021 9:00 AM 17 COMMENTS

Huawei to Launch 6G in China by 2030: Report

Huawei, a Chinese telecom equipment manufacturing company, is set to launch 6G in China by 2030. While the nations worldwide are still thinking about setting up 5G networks, China’s Huawei is looking a step ahead and is planning for 6G. According to a CGTN report, Xu Zhijun, the rotating chairman of Huawei, has said that the company will launch its first commercial 6G network in the country by 2030. Further,... Read More

April 5th, 2021 1:30 PM 3 COMMENTS

Huawei and ZTE Stand to Lose Business Globally in the Near Future

Huawei and ZTE are amongst the major telecom gear manufacturers and suppliers globally. Both the companies have played a pivotal role in helping operators across the world launch mobile networks. Be it 2G, 3G, 4G, or 5G, both Huawei and ZTE have been involved in the telecom market for a long time. However, the recent developments and negative branding of the companies might leave them financially paralysed in the coming... Read More

April 2nd, 2021 6:47 PM 0 COMMENTS

Huawei Band 6 leaked, Rebranded Version of HONOR Band 6

Huawei Band 6 has leaked much ahead of its official launch. To recall, earlier in March it was stated in a report that Huawei Band 6 will be launched and the Band 5 will be skipped. Promotional material on Weibo leaked all the necessary information regarding the specifications and design before its official launch. The promotional material of the Huawei Band 6 was leaked by a notorious Chinese leaker named... Read More

March 31st, 2021 6:30 PM 20 COMMENTS

BSNL Fresh 4G Tender Approved by ETG: Report

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) has been approved by the Empowered Technology Group (ETG) to issue a fresh tender inviting global vendors to upgrade 57,000 of its sites to make them 4G compatible. Finnish vendor Nokia along with Ericsson and Samsung, are expected to participate in the tender process of the telco. According to an ET Telecom report, ETG has given its nod to BSNL for going ahead with its... Read More

March 29th, 2021 9:56 PM 1 COMMENTS

NCSC Finalizes the Criteria for Identifying Trusted Vendors: Details

The criteria for determining the list of trusted vendors for supplying equipment to India for future network rollouts has been provided by the National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC). According to an ET Telecom report, the information regarding the criteria has been communicated to the telcos and other concerned stakeholders via a meeting attended by all the concerned authorities including the telcos and foreign gear vendors. China's Huawei and ZTE were... Read More

March 25th, 2021 4:52 PM 1 COMMENTS

Huawei Unlikely to Supply 5G Gear in India: Report

Huawei, one of the Chinese vendors that played a major role in supplying network gear/parts to the telcos in India for building their 4G network, might be absent from the 5G roll out. Earlier this week, we reported that Chinese vendors such as Huawei and ZTE might be included in India’s list of trusted vendors for supplying network equipment for 5G. But that might not be the case after all.... Read More

March 22nd, 2021 12:39 PM 1 COMMENTS

5G in India Might Have Chinese Presence After All: Report

The government is currently in process of creating a list of ‘trusted’ vendors for supplying core network equipment to the telcos. Chinese companies are seen as a cybersecurity threat by the government. Thus, the government is indirectly asking the telcos to refrain from awarding new contracts to Chinese vendors. June 15, 2021, is slated to be the date from when the telcos would be barred from sourcing any network gear... Read More

March 12th, 2021 5:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Operators Accelerate Network Deployments Held Up by COVID

Ciena, a networking systems, services and software company is witnessing “increased activity” in India, its Chief Executive Officer Gary Smith said in the first quarter earnings call on March 4, 2021. Smith said that the company continues to witness “encouraging signs of recovery from India” with the enhanced activity said to be happening on multiple fronts including deployments. In its first quarter results, the company said that it recorded US757.1... Read More

March 12th, 2021 2:35 PM 1 COMMENTS

Huawei, ZTE Might or Might Not be in ‘Trusted’ List, Clarity Needed

June 15, 2021, has been decided as the date from when the telcos won’t be able to procure network gear/equipment from ‘non-trusted’ companies. The authority for making a list has been given to the National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC). Since the list hasn’t been finalised yet, the telcos are wondering whether Huawei and ZTE fall in the list of ‘trusted’ companies to provide network equipment. According to an ET Telecom... Read More

March 11th, 2021 5:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Huawei, ZTE to Miss Out on Further 4G Expansion and 5G Launch in India

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has said that Indian telecom operators can only source their network gear/equipment from trusted companies post-June 15, 2021. Any use of non-trusted products will require the licensee (telco) to obtain permission from the designated authority. This rule comes to light amidst all the ongoing tensions between India and China. The Indian government is worried about China meddling with the network infrastructure and database of the... Read More

March 6th, 2021 9:43 PM 25 COMMENTS

Huawei Gets a Respite in India from Bharti Airtel, Details

Huawei has just bagged a new contract from Bharti Airtel, and it comes as a respite for the Chinese gear maker, which doesn’t see a very bright future in the Indian telecom space. The company, along with other Chinese gear makers such as ZTE, have been ignored by the Indian telcos and the government to award new work contracts to European vendors. The government is wary about including Chinese companies... Read More

February 3rd, 2021 4:56 PM 0 COMMENTS

Huawei is Going to Revolutionise Foldable Phones Again, Here’s Why We Think So

Huawei might just revolutionise the tech industry, once again. For those of you in the dark, the Chinese company has always offered top quality products on the bleeding edge of design and innovation. From its telephoto cameras to its foldables, Huawei has time and again set the bar when it comes to both consumer tech as well as concepts. One such product was the Huawei Mate X, the company's first... Read More

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