Huawei loses out to Nokia, Ericsson in building Singapore’s main 5G networks

Huawei loses out to Nokia, Ericsson in building Singapore's main ...

Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei lost out to Nokia and Ericsson in building Singapore’s main 5G networks, but may be involved in the broader ecosystem at a reduced capacity.

Local telcos were given the final approval on Wednesday by the country’s regulator, Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), to start building the two nationwide networks. They were provisionally selected in April and had to complete the regulatory process.

5G refers to the fifth generation of high-speed mobile internet that aims to provide faster data speeds and more bandwidth to carry growing levels of web traffic. read more

The US Restricts Huawei In 5G, But Wi-Fi Is Up For Grabs


The US and other countries restrict Huawei in 5G (even providing funding to “rip and replace” the equipment), but this does not stop the company from deploying in Wi-Fi networks. Once a device is deployed in Wi-Fi, it can’t be forcibly recalled for security reasons. Huawei touts its role in Wi-Fi 6considered the future-proofing strategy for the Wi-Fi industry.  The Austin-based Wi-Fi Alliance recently honored top tier member Huawei for its leadership in the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program, allowing its products to be embossed with the Wi-Fi read more

Huawei, China Unicom tout 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO


China Unicom and Huawei announced the development of their joint 5G indoor distributed Massive MIMO solution, which applies 5G Massive MIMO technology indoors to significantly grow capacity.

In the first year of 5G commercial deployment, China Unicom has successfully deployed 5G digital indoor systems in key scenarios across China’s major cities.

According to Huawei, new infrastructure requirements released by the Chinese government in March require 5G networks provide wider indoor coverage and stronger capabilities to accelerate applications in vertical industries and support the exploration of new business models. The verticals include telemedicine, distance education and online offices. read more

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