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Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — China’s Huawei Technologies Co. narrowed its gap with Samsung Electronics Co. in the global smartphone market last year, data showed Sunday, with the smaller rival expected to beat the South Korean tech giant in 2019. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, Samsung Electronics took up [...]

Huawei to Adopt OCP’s Open Rack Across New Public Cloud Datacenters Globally

Huawei to Adopt OCP’s Open Rack Across New Public Cloud Datacenters Globally

San Jose, CA, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Huawei Technologies, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced plans to adopt Open Rack in its new public cloud datacenters worldwide. The move is designed to enhance the environmental sustainability of Huawei’s new public cloud datacenters by using less energy for servers, [...]

Sales Prospects of Foldable Phones to Stay Dim in 2019: Report

Sales Prospects of Foldable Phones to Stay Dim in 2019: Report

SEOUL, Mar. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The long-rumored foldable phones will be available in the coming months, but they are expected to take only a tiny share of the global smartphone market this year, an industry report said Monday. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. and China’s Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s two largest device makers, [...]

Huawei Wants to Invest More in S. Korea: Official

Huawei Wants to Invest More in S. Korea: Official

BARCELONA, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Inc. wants to expand investment in South Korea’s 5G infrastructure and services as it moves to strengthen its presence in the key market, a senior network official said Wednesday. South Korean carrier LG Uplus used Huawei’s equipment for its 5G infrastructure and is [...]

LG Uplus Stresses 5G Security amid Huawei Concerns

LG Uplus Stresses 5G Security amid Huawei Concerns

BARCELONA, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier, said Monday that it will step up security measures on its 5G network that uses Huawei’s equipment, addressing concerns over the Chinese telecom gear maker that’s facing possible bans around the world. LG Uplus CEO Ha Hyun-hoi tried to assuage concerns [...]

Samsung Ups 5G Ante at MWC amid Huawei Row

Samsung Ups 5G Ante at MWC amid Huawei Row

BARCELONA, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it will showcase a diverse array of its 5G solutions ranging from chipsets and gear to smartphones and live-streaming capabilities when business representatives gather in Barcelona for the world’s largest mobile show. The South Korean tech giant said it is prepared to introduce its [...]

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new assembly line at Suwon, Gyeonggi Province for 5G network communication devices began operation on Thursday, making it the second of its kind following the first assembly line built in Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam. The new assembly line was relocated from Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province to [...]

Aggressive Recruiting from China Shakes S. Korea’s Semiconductor Industry

Aggressive Recruiting from China Shakes S. Korea’s Semiconductor Industry

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The CTO of HiSilicon Technologies Co., the semiconductor design company of China’s Huawei Technologies Co., was previously employed as an executive director at Samsung Electronics Co. The industry was shocked when Huawei successfully poached the high-ranking Samsung executive. He was the key figure who had developed Samsung Electronics’ 10-nanometer [...]

Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese smartphone producer Huawei Technologies Co. said that it would cooperate with telecommunications giant LG Uplus Corp. by offering the source code for its 5G transmitters if requested. Shawn Meng, the head of Huawei Korea, said that he would be willing to submit the layout and source code when [...]

LG Uplus Ruffles Feathers with Plans to Import 5G Devices from Huawei

LG Uplus Ruffles Feathers with Plans to Import 5G Devices from Huawei

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A decision on LG Uplus Corp.’s plans to import 5G network equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. into the South Korean market is expected this week, as LG Uplus plans to address a parliamentary audit committee on Friday. Sources say that Ha Hyun-hwoi, Vice Chairman and CEO of LG Uplus, [...]