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  • Huawei launches new budget Android phone

    Huawei today launched a new cut-price Android-based handset on Optus' network. The Huawei IDEOS X1, which will retail for $99, runs version 2.2 of Google's Android platform.

  • Huawei in Aussie telco talks for Android tablet

    Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei has announced its first Android-powered tablet, the MediaPad, at a conference in Singapore, but won’t say when it’s coming to Australia or which telcos will offer the device.

  • Huawei announces Australian board

    Huawei has announced the name of the independent directors of its newly created Australian board, with former politicians Alexander Downer and John Brumby, as well as current chairperson of DMS Maritime Services, John Lord, being selected.

  • Internode launches portable hotspot

    Internet service provider Internode today launched the Huawei E5832 mobile broadband modem. The E5832 can distribute a 3G connection to up to three devices over Wi-Fi.

  • Huawei announces Australian board of directors

    Huawei has moved to boost confidence in its local operations, announcing the appointment of a local board of directors; a move the company hopes will secure it further government- and NBN-related contracts.

  • Chinese 'driving ICT agenda' in Africa: Wikileaks

    The latest US cable released by Wikileaks scorns Chinese ICT companies doing business in Kenya as "re-colonising Africa" with "good and cheap" equipment, even if the after-sales service is described as s***.

  • Huawei pours $250K in RMIT for future hires

    Networking vendor Huawei has contributed $250,000 to training facilities at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) as part of its memorandum of understanding with the Victorian university.

  • Telstra, Huawei score 150Mbps over LTE

    Telstra and Huawei have claimed some of the fastest downlink speeds to date using the long term evolution (LTE) fourth generation mobile standard, achieving nearly 150 megabits per second (Mbps) over the trial network.

  • Huawei looks to enter Australian Android market

    Chinese manufacturer Huawei this week said it was talking to carriers in Australia and New Zealand about local distribution of its new IDEOS mobile phone, which runs the latest version of Google’s Android operating system.

  • Huawei will give India gov't source code

    Huawei Technologies is willing to accept new Indian rules that will require telecommunication equipment suppliers to, among other conditions, give the government access to source code and engineering designs for its equipment, the company said on Thursday.

  • Huawei networks with RMIT to provide broadband training

    Victoria has again topped other states in positioning itself as the centre of the country’s broadband future, this time playing host to a tie-up between Huawei and RMIT University that will see up to 500 Australians trained in networking technologies over the next three years.