Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation networks for telecommunications operators around the world, today announced that its global contract sales for 2006 has reached USD 11 billion, representing a year-over-year growth rate of over 34 percent. The increase is a result of continued market growth in the product areas of mobile network, next generation network ("NGN"), optical networks, data communications, software and applications and Internet Protocol.
International markets represented 65 percent of total contract sales generated in 2006. Huawei continued to achieve significant market breakthroughs in developed countries such as Japan, North America and Europe. Huawei now serves 31 of the world's top 50 operators, including Vodafone, Telefonica, KPN, FT/Orange, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (“OTE”) and Italia Telecom. In the area of mobile network infrastructure, Huawei has to date won 78 3G contracts; Of these 47 were UMTS based with 16 projects implemented in Europe.
In the face of transformation and evolution in the telecom communication industry, Huawei will continue to focus on delivering quality services and innovative technologies, and is committed to providing operators worldwide with ALL IP based Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions to enhance the end-user experience through seamless connectivity any time, anywhere, via any terminal.
About Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Huawei Technologies is a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world. The company is dedicated to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and potential growth for its customers. Huawei’s products and solutions are deployed in over 100 countries and serve 31 of the world’s top 50 operators, as well as over one billion users worldwide.For more information, please visit http://www.huawei.com