Huawei sales hit USD 2.47 billion for 2005 first half

Huawei has posted sales of USD2.47 billion for the first six months of 2005. The total means that over 60% of the company's sales are outside China and that last year's figures have been overtaken by 85%.

Indicative of the company's growth is its gaining 19 new operators and its being included in British Telecom's 21CN short-list. Among the achievements singled out by Huawei are:

  • sale of wireless products 120% up on 2004, including sale of CDMA in international markets up 200%;
  • arrival in top five globally in the UMTS sector, attributed to proprietary R&D and innovation;
  • obtaining of the company's eleventh UMTS commercial contract;
  • becoming the first in the world (in February 2005) to release UMTS distributed base stations;
  • notching up 20 million subscribers to its GSM Softswitch system in 20 countries;
  • notching up 10 million subscribers to CDMA in the first half of 2005;
  • launching end-to-end broadband services and solutions such as IPTV and Triple-Play;
  • the company's IP DSLAM and ADSL2+ maintaining their senior positions in the global market; and
  • successfully entering 27 new countries between January and June 2005.

Fixed network products have been deployed in 97 countries and regions to date.

More info:

Sign-up to our weekly newsletter

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news, articles, event and product updates posted on Developing Telecoms.
Subscribe to our FREE weekly email newsletters for the latest telecom info in developing and emerging markets globally.
Sending occasional e-mail from 3rd parties about industry white papers, online and live events relevant to subscribers helps us fund this website and free weekly newsletter. We never sell your personal data. Click here to view our privacy policy.