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NHL’s Senators partner with Huawei

Media | 11/17/2015 5:08 pm EST

The National Hockey League's Ottawa Senators announced Tuesday it has partnered with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., making the Chinese equipment maker the club's "official smartphone supplier." Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, who was visiting Huawei's research-and-development facilities on Tuesday, said in a news release issued by the Senators: “Since opening an office in [the Ottawa suburb of] Kanata in 2009, the Huawei Canada Research Centre, based in Kanata, has grown to over 250 researchers and engineers. More importantly, it has become one of Huawei’s global hubs for the research and development of ground-breaking 5G technology.” The Senators said the sponsorship portion of the agreement will give Huawei a display on the rink boards of the...

5G revenue predicted to surge between 2020 and 2025

Media | 08/05/2015 4:05 pm EDT

Global service revenue from 5G wireless connections will skyrocket from $100 million US in 2020 to $65 billion US in 2025, Juniper Research Ltd. said Wednesday. The British research company said in a press release that 2020 is expected to be the first year 5G services are commercially available, though widespread adoption and sufficient spectrum licensing will take years to achieve. Juniper added that a consensus is emerging on certain standards for 5G communications, such as network speeds of at least 10 Gbps, low energy consumption and more efficient use of spectrum. It said 5G...

Prepare for 5G, says Huawei Canada boss

Media | 05/28/2015 10:45 am EDT

The president of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.'s Canadian unit is calling for policy-makers, businesses and academics in Canada to come together and help prepare the country for the coming of 5G networking technology. At a...