Thursday, 08 December 2016

Huawei backs England for World Cup

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 13 June 14

But telecoms operator executives disagree, with most plumping for Brazil and Germany.

"Since China is not in the World Cup, I will totally be rooting for England," Huawei's current CEO Guo Ping declared on Tuesday evening at the launch event for the vendor's UK Innovation Programme in London. Now, I know what you're thinking, but I can confirm that this was early in the evening and no one had been hitting the champagne too hard at that stage in proceedings. The remark was naturally well-received by the London crowd, the majority of whom – dare I say it? – are perhaps putting heart over head when it comes to the 2014 global football tournament that kicked off in Brazil on Thursday…

"Since China is not in the World Cup, I will totally be rooting for England," Huawei's current CEO Guo Ping declared on Tuesday evening at the launch event for the vendor's UK Innovation Programme in London. Now, I know what you're thinking, but I can confirm that this was early in the evening and no one had been hitting the champagne too hard at that stage in proceedings. The remark was naturally well-received by the London crowd, the majority of whom – dare I say it? – are perhaps putting heart over head when it comes to the 2014 global football tournament that kicked off in Brazil on Thursday…

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