Huawei targets Africa amid cold US reception

2014-12-08 10:57

Chinese giant Huawei isn't wasting time trying to convince American consumers to switch to its devices as the company shifts its focus to Africa.

EU and China bury hatchet on telecoms tech

2014-10-20 13:40

The EU has ended a long-running telecoms row with China, dropping a threat to levy punitive tariffs on Chinese telecoms exports.

No sapphire on iPhone 6? Huawei has it

2014-09-10 14:26

Apple may have disappointed many consumers by not putting sapphire glass covers on its new iPhone, but Huawei uses of sapphire screen covers on its smartphones.

Huawei P7 smartphone price game changer

2014-07-01 14:25

Huawei is targeting price as a key differentiator on its Ascend P7, but online shopping may bring even more price cuts for mobile device shoppers.

Huawei launches P7 targeted at developing markets

2014-05-08 11:31

Huawei has launched a new smartphone to cater to a growing market that demands luxury features at a lower cost.

Huawei vows security after US hacks

2014-03-31 12:03

Chinese giant Huawei has pledged to protect cyber security, following reports that a US government agency has been secretly tapping the company's networks.

Huawei denounces US spying activities

2014-03-23 14:00

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has condemned alleged US National Security Agency infiltration and spying on its corporate network revealed by a German magazine.

Hungry Chinese smartphone makers aim high

2014-02-24 13:25

China's smartphone makers are on a global expansion drive that could transform the market, analysts say, and one day challenge the titans Samsung and Apple.

Huawei launches 'massive' Ascend Mate2

2014-01-07 14:36

Huawei, China's largest cellphone manufacturer, is releasing a phone that can be thought of as the in-flight refuelling system of the mobile world: It can charge other phones.

Tablets killing PCs, but cost a factor - Gartner

2013-10-22 12:02

As the global demand for computers declines the market for mobile devices such as tablets is steaming ahead, research shows.

Proof of Huawei spying for China - report

2013-07-19 10:11

The former head of the US Central Intelligence Agency says he is aware of hard evidence that Huawei Technologies spied for the Chinese government, a report says.

Huawei vows to catch up with Samsung, Apple

2013-06-19 12:30

Huawei has vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia.

Huawei launches ultra-thin smartphone

2013-06-18 19:05

The world's thinnest smartphone, at less than 6.2mm, has been launched by Huawei to take on the big guns.

EU warns China on telecoms dispute

2013-05-16 14:05

The European Commission has told China it is prepared to launch an investigation into anti-competitive behaviour by producers of mobile telecoms equipment.

Apple, Samsung under attack

2013-02-24 17:00

Chinese handset makers will lead an onslaught on smartphone titans Samsung and Apple when the world's biggest mobile fair opens in Barcelona, Spain.

Africa gets smartphone push

2013-02-05 15:27

Microsoft has announced that it had teamed up with Chinese manufacturer Huawei to launch an affordable smartphone across Africa.

Smartphone sales exploded in 2012 - poll

2013-01-25 20:02

Global smartphone sales soared in 2012, taking a huge slice of a mobile phone market that was otherwise flat, a survey shows.

Hackers topple Huawei routers

2012-07-30 07:36

Hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering were shown how to easily slip into computer networks through some routers made by Chinese electronics colossus Huawei.

Australia sticks to Huawei 'ban'

2012-03-28 07:28

Australian officials have defended a decision to bar Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from bidding on national broadband network contracts.

Huawei 'banned' from Australia broadband

2012-03-26 08:36

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been blocked from tendering for equipment contracts with Australia's National Broadband Network due to security concerns.

MTN tests faster network

2011-07-14 15:43

MTN has launched trials of a high-speed LTE network as it gears up to meet growing data demand from smartphone users.

iPad challenger launched in SA

2011-07-01 11:15

A Chinese electronics company has launched a tablet computer in South Africa that has been touted as a challenger to Apple's iPad.

IT takes centre stage in Taiwan

2009-06-02 12:50

Asia's biggest information technology trade show has opened in Taiwan, with the spotlight on advanced broadband internet mobile technology.


Huawei eyes SA growth with Mate 7 flagship

2014-11-18 07:51

The Huawei Mate 7 represents a new strategy to target South African consumers as the company looks to accelerate its market share in the country.

Huawei makes huge smartphone play in France

2014-09-30 14:54

Huawei has announced plans to invest €1.5bn ($1.9bn) in France to develop smartphones.

Huawei powers forward with huge jump in smartphones sales

2014-07-30 11:01

Chinese electronics giant Huawei announced a massive jump in shipments of its smartphones,good news as the company looks to build its brand identity.

Huawei breaks mould with P7

2014-06-27 14:03

Huawei wants to change the perception that it builds cheap smartphones with the launch of the company's latest flagship in South Africa.

Huawei CEO not surprised by US spying reports

2014-05-02 18:58

The founder of China's Huawei Technologies says media reports that the US National Security Agency was spying on his company came as no surprise.

Devices market set for over 6% 2014 growth

2014-03-31 11:30

Worldwide growth of mobile devices is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2014, driven mainly by tablets and smartphones, a survey has indicated.

Huawei opens first store in SA

2014-03-07 12:17

Chinese mobile phone maker and ICT solutions provider Huawei has opened its first shop in Johannesburg to strengthen its African footprint.

Apple fights for bigger slice of China's pie

2014-01-15 12:30

The world's biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle.

Australia broadband ban on Huawei stays

2013-10-29 11:03

Australia's new government says Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will remain shut out of bidding to build Australia's national broadband network on advice from security agencies.

Ethiopia signs $700m Huawei deal

2013-07-26 09:31

Ethiopia has signed a $700m agreement with Huawei to expand mobile phone infrastructure and introduce high-speed 4G broadband network in the capital Addis Ababa.

The world’s thinnest

2013-06-25 07:56

Arthur Goldstuck is getting to grips with the Huawei Ascend P6.

Huawei unveils slimmest smartphone

2013-06-18 20:02

Huawei has launched what it termed was the world's thinnest smartphone, which it hopes will take on high-end rivals like Apple and Samsung in the global market.

Huawei to launch new smartphone

2013-06-18 10:31

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will launch a new smartphone to better compete with high-end rivals.

Huawei shows fastest smartphone

2013-02-24 22:05

Huawei, a Chinese company that recently became the world's third-largest maker of smartphones, has a new flagship model that it says is the fastest smartphone in the world.

Mobile phone sales fell in 2012 - Gartner

2013-02-13 11:34

Sales of mobile phones around the world fell last year for the first time since 2009 as consumers shunned cheaper feature phones, says research company Gartner.

Huawei launches Africa-only smartphone

2013-02-05 08:22

Technology manufacture Huawei has launched a Windows phone exclusively for Africa.

Huawei calls for security co-operation

2012-09-05 14:35

Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei has called for cyber security co-operation, that includes a pledge never to engage in with espionage.

Huawei hits back at Aus cyber fears

2012-03-27 11:28

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has hit back at claims it was a security risk following its barring from Australia's broadband rollout.

China's Huawei cuts back in Iran

2011-12-10 21:46

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies says it will cut back its business in Iran, where it aids state-run telecom operators, due to the "increasingly complex situation" there.

MTN tests faster network

2011-07-14 15:43

MTN has launched trials of a high-speed LTE network as it gears up to meet growing data demand from smartphone users.

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