A tour at Huawei’s R&D campus reveals that the Chinese giant has started work on 6G | Managing Asia
Ren Zhengfei of Huawei tells CNBC’s Christine Tan that the company has been spurred to go \”faster along the lines of innovation\” following the challenges faced with the U.S., leaving it \”much more capable\” to develop new products than before.
Huawei invests in university research
Huawei plans to spend more than $ 300 million a year to fund university research, despite the damage that US trade restrictions have caused to the company’s business and academic ties.
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd fights Washington trade ban that could cut off corporations’ access to major US suppliers.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States cut ties with Huawei earlier this year after US authorities began investigating the company for alleged violations of sanctions. Oxford University, in turn, stopped accepting funding from Huawei last year..
President of the Institute for Strategic Research of the telecommunications equipment manufacturer William Xu said that Huawei will provide funding for educational institutions that have maintained a partnership with the company, assuring that the annual volume of investments will only increase.
He also noted that the firm has shipped more than 200,000 telecom base stations (5G) to markets around the world.. Moreover, the United States urged their allies not to use this next generation wireless technology.