Huawei launches Indian service centre

By:
Alan Burkitt-Gray
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Huawei has announced its largest global service centre, to handle 50 projects in 30 countries with 350m subscribers

Chinese vendor Huawei has set up a new service centre – its largest – in its research and development campus in India.

The centre, in Bengaluru, formerly Bangalore, will handle more than 50 projects, supporting over 30 countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, serving over 350 million subscribers, said Huawei.

Jay Chen, CEO of Huawei India, said: “India has always been a priority market for us and we have been investing here right from 1999 when we opened our R&D centre in Bengaluru - the first one outside China.”

The service centre was inaugurated in the presence of Manoj Sinha, India’s minister for communications. “This centre demonstrates how India with its vast technologically skilled manpower can help address the requirements of the global market,” he said.

William Zhao, CEO of Huawei India R&D Centre, said: “Our new facility in Bengaluru will play a key role in helping us realise our vision to be India’s preferred telecom partner and at the same time allow our employees to seize global opportunities.”

The centre GSC provides the combined services of a global network operation centre, a network integration services, network planning and optimisation and IT integration.