What You Should Know About Huawei

“Huawei” means splendid . When you hear that word, what comes to your mind is “SMART PHONES” right? But that’s not all Huawei technology offers the world. It’s true that this private company produces smartphones, Huawei is also one of the leading global providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure committed to bringing digital services to homes and organizations for full connectivity. Didn’t know this till I became an intern at the company .

A Brief History of Huawei

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In 1987, Ren Zhengfei founded Huawei in Shenzhen with  ¥21,000 . which later evolved into becoming one of the world’s largest sellers of wireless infrastructure and telecommunications equipment ( antenna, RRU- radio receiver unit). it has helped in connecting and building over 1,500 networks worldwide in ASIA AND AFRICA, thereby reaching a third of the planet’s population. This company has faced many allegations due to its relationship with the Chinese Government as alleged SECRETS ABOUT HUAWEI company backgrounds were gradually released.

Huawei Services

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Huawei is the leading telecommunications company in wireless communication, which gave it an edge in discovery and ownership of the largest patent share of the 5G network .

So you may wonder about wireless networks, what does it mean? One trait of a wireless network is the ability to provide connections without cables. Wikipedia defines the network as a computer network that uses wireless data connections between network nodes.

To put this into perspective, when you pick up your mobile phone to make a call, there are no cables connected to the receiver, instead your phone connects to an antenna that makes the call possible .

Huawei is involved at to a 50% in Africa and maybe 33% globally which is not bad. With such a great market Huawei has helped reduce unemployment by employing over 180,000 people and contributed to the growing telecommunication sector in the world making over $107Billion in 2018.


In this article, we briefly discussed the history of Huawei and delved into one of the legal issues they faced. We also looked at some of the services the company provides and the special features they offer.

This write-up is in no way an advert for the said company and should not be construed as advice.

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