Chinese top telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies clinched a deal with Japanese mobile operator eMobile to deploy an all Internet Protocol (IP)-based radio-access network. Initially, Huawei will help eMobile deploy the network around the cities of Sendai, Sapporo and Hiroshima. The deal with eMobile is the first for Huawei in Japan.
“The current focus of Huawei Japan is on fixed and mobile operators where deregulation is opening the market to increase the challenges and opportunities for non-traditional communication companies,” Huawei’s spokesperson said. “The Japanese market is the most demanding in the world in terms of product quality, and it imposes extremely rigorous requirements on the comprehensive capabilities of vendors,” said Ren Zhengfei, chief executive officer of Huawei. Continue>>