During an international conference regarding 5G on August 9, Wang Jun, VP of Huawei's wireless network product line and chief scientist of 6G, said that 6G does not simply constitute an upgrade from 5G, but a leap forward.
CATL, a leading power battery manufacturer, announced on Monday that it had completed building the largest 5G corporate network in China.
In response to Canada's ban on Huawei and ZTE 5G gear, spokesman Wang Wenbin said that China is firmly opposed to this and will take all necessary means to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies.
China has reportedly become the first country in the world to build 5G networks based on independent networking.
On Tuesday, a "communication phone case" supporting dual-mode 5G was officially released on Tlmall.com, an e-commerce platform in China. The initial product was made especially for the Huawei P50 Pro model.
Ryan Ding, Executive Director of the Board of Huawei and President of the Carrier Business Group, said that the penetration rate of 5G users in China, South Korea, Kuwait and other countries has crossed the critical point of 20%.
Huawei published an article on its internal employee community platform last Friday, announcing the company's expectations for 6G technology.
French authorities have warned local telecommunication providers to stop renewing contracts with Huawei after the end of their leases. The licenses granted for Huawei equipment would not be renewed thereafter.
Mobile network operators won’t be allowed to purchase Huawei equipment after December 2020. Any existing Huawei gear has to be removed by 2027.
China's smartphone maker OPPO has helped deploy the UK's first 5G Standalone network and partnered with 40 major European carriers to advance 5G technology.
U.S regulators are working to establish new rules that will clarify how domestic companies could cooperate with Huawei in developing 5G standards.
China's biggest smartphone maker Huawei plans to boost its research and development (R&D) spending by $5.8 billon to more than $20 billon this year.
Telefonica announced that they will use Huawei’s technologies to build a 5G network, Huawei marched a step further into the European market.
ZTE has worked closely with KPN and successfully completed the test for the first 5G application for Precision Agriculture on an experimental farm in Drenthe, the Netherlands.
Xiaomi has successfully tested 5G data connections on its smartphones for the first time, according to an official release on August 31. This marks a milestone in Xiaomi‘s foray into 5G networks, laying the foundation for the release of real 5G smartphones in the coming years.
Motorola confirmed on its Weibo account on August 6 that it will host a new product launch in Wuhan in the middle of August, likely to launch the first 5G module in China.