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Samsung to Benefit from Huawei Ban in Long Run: Analysts

Samsung to Benefit from Huawei Ban in Long Run: Analysts

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is likely to benefit from U.S. sanctions on Chinese tech titan Huawei Technologies Co. in the long run, analysts here said Friday. The U.S. sanctions, which ban the supply of semiconductors made with American equipment or software to Huawei without prior approval from Washington, are set [...]

U.S. Sanctions on Huawei to Hit S. Korean Chipmakers

U.S. Sanctions on Huawei to Hit S. Korean Chipmakers

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. and other South Korean memory chipmakers will feel the pinch of additional U.S. sanctions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. that take effect next week, industry sources said Wednesday. The new sanctions, which ban the supply of semiconductors made with U.S. equipment, software and design [...]

Chinese Smartphones Dominate Global Market, Except in S. Korea

Chinese Smartphones Dominate Global Market, Except in S. Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese phones are dominating the world market for smartphones after Chinese manufacturer Huawei Technologies Co. topped global charts for the second quarter this year. Nevertheless, Chinese smartphone makers are still being dwarfed in the South Korean market. Not even Huawei, or Xiaomi Corp., the world’s fourth largest smartphone manufacturer, [...]

LG Uplus Under Pressure to Cut Ties with Huawei

LG Uplus Under Pressure to Cut Ties with Huawei

SEOUL, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the escalation of U.S.-China tension, LG Uplus Corp., one of South Korea’s largest mobile operators, found itself in a perplexing situation as a high-ranking U.S. official publicly called for the company to sever ties with China’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker, Huawei. Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state [...]

U.S. Urges Huawei-user LG Uplus to Switch to ‘Trusted Vendors’

U.S. Urges Huawei-user LG Uplus to Switch to ‘Trusted Vendors’

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The United States urges LG Uplus of South Korea and other telecom operators that use Huawei products to switch to “trusted vendors,” a U.S. official has said. Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state for cyber and international communications and information policy, made the remark in response to a [...]

Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean unit of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co. on Friday signed a partnership deal to support South Korea’s artificial intelligence (AI) businesses as it tries to expand its presence here. Under the deal with the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association, which represents some 300 startups in the AI [...]

Samsung’s Mobile Biz May Benefit from U.S. Ban on Huawei

Samsung’s Mobile Biz May Benefit from U.S. Ban on Huawei

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s mobile business may benefit from the recent U.S. ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co., analysts here said Tuesday, amid its efforts to recover from the fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. The United States recently announced that it will block foreign chipmakers using American [...]

Huawei Eyes More Product Purchases, Investment in S. Korea amid U.S. Sanctions

Huawei Eyes More Product Purchases, Investment in S. Korea amid U.S. Sanctions

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei Technologies Co. on Friday vowed to beef up its business in South Korea by increasing the purchase of parts for its network equipment and smartphones amid continued U.S. sanctions. Karl Song Kai, head of Huawei’s global media and communications, said Huawei also plans to increase [...]