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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.: SWOT
Analysis & Company Profile

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Published: Jul 2010

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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. - Company Overview

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) is a leading provider of next-generation telecommunications network solutions. It
is principally focused on providing telecom solutions and advanced telecommunications networks to telecom operators.
The company offers a broad range of telecommunication products including voice and data switching platforms for
communications service providers. Huawei also offers innovative technologies and solutions for all-IP network and
facilitates the implementation of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) services. In addition, the company provides optical
networking systems, wireless products, corporate networking equipment, and network management and messaging
software. It serves over 45 of the world's 50 major telecom operators worldwide. The various products and solutions
offered by the company are deployed in over 100 countries worldwide. Huawei is headquartered in Shenzhen, People’s
Republic of China.

Financial Performance

The company reported revenues of (U.S. Dollars) CNY 149,059 million during the fiscal year ended December 2009, an
increase of 19.04% over 2008. The operating profit of the company was CNY 21,052 million during the fiscal year 2009,
an increase of 29.97% from 2008. The net profit of the company was CNY 18,274 million during the fiscal year 2009, an
increase of 132.8% from 2008.

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. - Key Facts

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Key Facts

                                  Bantian,, Shenzhen, , 518129,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                China

Telephone                         + 86 755 28780808                 No. of Employees                 95,000

Fax                               N/A                               Financial Year End               December

URL                                         Revenue (in CNY Million)         149,059.00

                                  Technology and
Industry                                                            Revenue (in USD Million)         21,792.25

                                  Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Tajikistan, Albania,
                                  Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Republic of Moldova,
                                  Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine,
Locations                         United Kingdom, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Botswana, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya,
                                  Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zambia,
                                  Zimbabwe, United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay,
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. - Business Description

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) is a provider of next generation telecommunications networks to the
telecommunication service providers, globally. The company offers host of technologies and solutions for all-IP network
and the implementation of FMC services. It serves 45 of the world's top 50 operators, and over one billion users
worldwide. Some of its customers (carriers) in Asian include China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Hutchison
Telecom, and SingTel. Some of its other customers of Huawei include BT Group, Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone.
Huawei employs 95,000 people.

Major offerings of the company include Radio Access Network, All-IP Broadband Network, Core Network, Software,
Services, and Terminals.

The Radio Access Network offerings of the company include its 4th generation BTS, which comprises its multiple radio
access technologies (RATs) convergence, multiple carriers on radio carrier, green communication solutions, and AII-IP.
The company’s convergent single RAN solution ensures all kinds of radio access technologies (RATs) to be applied to a
type of BTS. It helps in choosing the best suited technological and network evolutions, reducing the cost of equipment
room construction, transmission and ancillaries; and reducing the frequency of site visits.

The company’s All-IP Broadband Network solution is developed through the integration of fixed access, routers, metro
Ethernet, transmission network, OSS, and service. It provides All-IP mobile transport network for Vodafone, and GPON
FTTB network for Deutsche Telekom.

Huawei’s Core Network solutions provide All-IP FMC network solutions to the operators and seamless multimedia
communication to its subscribers. Its intelligent mobile broadband solutions help the users in increasing profitability of
mobile broadband networks. In addition, its IMS based converged solutions reduces the time to market of the new
applications. The core network products of Huawei include IP multimedia subsystem (IMS), Mobile Softswitch and next
generation networks (NGN). The network products include FTTx, optical, xDSL, routers and LAN switch. The wireless
products portfolio includes HSDPA/WCDMA/EDGE/ GPRS/GSM, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO/CDMA2000 1X, TD-SCDMA, and

Huawei’s Software product offerings include end-to-end operation support solution, personal /home solutions, and ICT
solutions that facilitate value-added telecom services. Value-added telecom services and end-to-end operation support
solution enable the operators to meet the changing market demands. In addition, its personal /home solutions provides
users access to entertainment and information and the ICT solutions that helps in automated office work and easy
communication among employees. The applications and software offerings include mobile data service, and BOSS. In
addition, Huawei offers UMTS/CDMA terminals. Other service offerings include consulting, training, engineering service,
customer support, and operation & integration.

Huawei Terminals helps in the expansion of All-IP convergence and communication through its mobile broadband
terminals, mobile phones, convergent terminals, and video conferencing terminals. It provides various terminal services
through its strategic partnership with Vodafone and Telefonica.

The company started an end-to-end 100G systems that enables high end connectivity from routers to the transmission
system, which helps users to built environmentally friendly ultra-broadband networks with high value services, such as
high quality mobile broadband, high-definition video, and telepresence. It also began the world’s first LTE network in Oslo,

Recently, the company launched th
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