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Tensilica® Inc. has strengthened its strategic relationship with Huawei with the announcement that HiSilicon, the semiconductor division of Huawei, is expanding its use of Tensilica’s Dataplane Processor Units.
Huawei and Zain have launched a commercial LTE 1800 MHz network that covers the entire country of Kuwait, which is the largest of its kind in the region.
Huawei has been selected to provide its advanced IP microwave solution for the next-generation LTE backhaul networks of Movicel in Angola and Mobile Telecommunications Limited in Namibia.
Huawei has been selected by Portuguese mobile operator Optimus to provide UMTS/LTE multi-frequency antennas for its LTE commercial network. The commercialization of Huawei's antennas in Portugal extends the current mobile network portfolio and will boost the overall prosperity of the European LTE market.
Huawei and the Russian operator YOTA Networks have successfully launched the first commercial LTE network in Moscow. YOTA Networks decided to provide Mobile Broadband (MBB) based services enabled by a best of breed LTE network and selected Huawei as its preferred technology partner.
Wireless equipment vendors performed well in the fourth quarter of 2011. While finishing strong in the last quarter of every calendar year is typical for vendors in this market, Huawei exceeded expectations and overcame Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) to grab second place in the market. As usual, Ericsson was the market leader, with approximately US$3.5 billion in wireless network equipment sales during 4Q2011.
UK Broadband (UKB) has switched on its first 4G LTE system in London using Huawei’s Time Division Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) solution.
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