<h1 class="entry-title">Tag: China</h1>
15 Aug

Huawei Smartphone Exports Drop but Chinese Sales Rise After US Ban

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Firm Flies on as a Shot-Up Shturmovik In an interview on July 4 with the Financial Times, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei revealed that this is his favourite image of his company — a photo of a shot-up Shturmovik, a Russian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft riddled with shell holes […]

06 Jun

South Korea Sees Rapid Start to 5G

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio 5G has taken off fast in South Korea, with a reported 600,000 subscribers in the first 50 days. Subsidies of a third or more primed the smartphone market, giving Samsung and LG the head start that should serve them well in the U.S., which launched 5G at […]

22 May

Contagion Hits Huawei’s Smartphone Operation as Trump Plays Big for his China Trade Deal

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Last week the mobile phone industry became thickly entangled in President Trump’s political plays in his cut and thrust attempts to force a trade deal out of China. The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China’s Huawei Technologies to a trade blacklist — the entity list — which […]

17 May

“World Island” Sees Competition in the Smartphone Business Toughen First

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio The Chinese focus on the “World Island” is protecting the Americas — at least for the moment — as consolidation bites in the Android business. Recent quarters have seen a big squeeze in the Android smartphone business as Huawei grows, but mainly at the expense of smaller […]