Sunday, 19 May 2019

Huawei CEO: Security concerns only sharpen our resolve to deliver an exemplary 5G experience

Chris Kelly
Tuesday 26 February 19

In the run up to MWC 2019, Total Telecom met with Huawei’s executive director and CEO of its Carrier Business Group, Ryan Ding, to hear about his companies plans for 5G in 2019

It’s been a turbulent few months for Huawei, as China’s biggest network equipment provider has been forced to defend itself against a series of allegations from the US about the security of its 5G network infrastructure. As the US tries to convince its allies in Europe to ban Huawei from their 5G rollout plans, the Chinese tech giant says that the allegations only serve to sharpen its resolve to provide the most ambitious and innovative 5G products and services in the industry.  As a show of support from its partners in the UK, Huawei began its pre-MWC event in London last week with a four-way conference call between its executive director and CEO of its Carrier Business Group, Ryan Ding, and representatives from Vodafone, EE and Three UK – three of the UK’s mobile network operators with whom Huawei has deployed 5G network equipment.  Following the live call, Total Telecom joined a media roundtable with Mr Ding, to discover what 2019 has in store for Huawei – both in the UK and across the globe.  “The demonstration call this morning of the live networks was based on the networks that we have already deployed here in the UK [hence we were able to involve Vodafone…

It’s been a turbulent few months for Huawei, as China’s biggest network equipment provider has been forced to defend itself against a series of allegations from the US about the security of its 5G network infrastructure. As the US tries to convince its allies in Europe to ban Huawei from their 5G rollout plans, the Chinese tech giant says that the allegations only serve to sharpen its resolve to provide the most ambitious and innovative 5G products and services in the industry.  As a show of support from its partners in the UK, Huawei began its pre-MWC event in London last week with a four-way conference call between its executive director and CEO of its Carrier Business Group, Ryan Ding, and representatives from Vodafone, EE and Three UK – three of the UK’s mobile network operators with whom Huawei has deployed 5G network equipment.  Following the live call, Total Telecom joined a media roundtable with Mr Ding, to discover what 2019 has in store for Huawei – both in the UK and across the globe.  “The demonstration call this morning of the live networks was based on the networks that we have already deployed here in the UK [hence we were able to involve Vodafone…

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