What is Huawei?


Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company.

When the company was first founded, it was focused on manufacturing phone switches but over the years has expanded to include building telecommunications networks, providing operational and consulting services and equipment to China and also manufacturing mobile devices for the consumer market.

Huawei’s entry into the mobile phone market in Europe came in the shape of the the Honor phone in 2014.

Formed in 1987 by Ren Zhengfei, a former engineer in the People’s Liberation Army, Huawei is said to have over 170,000 employees.

The company is now one of the largest in the world when it comes to the manufacturing of telecommunications equipment.

The company is structured around three core business segments, Telecom Carrier Networks, which includes the building of telecommunications networks and services.

What are the other core business segments?



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Founded by:

Ren Zhengfei


Richard Yu

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