April News Roundup


    May 01, 2023

    The News Roundup series brings you Huawei’s main monthly news in brief. So, what’s been making headlines in April?

    Click the link for previous news roundups and visit The Newsroom for these stories in full and more.

    April 28: Huawei Announces 2023 Q1 Business Results

    In Q1, Huawei generated CNY 132.1 billion in revenue, with a year-on-year increase of 0.8% and a net profit margin of 2.3%.[1]

    Overall business results were in line with forecasts. Huawei has increased investment in R&D to keep innovating in the future; create new value for its customers, partners, and the communities worldwide; and promote quality development.

    [1]:The financial data disclosed here are unaudited figures compiled in compliance with the International Financial Reporting Standards; exchange rate at the end of March 2023: US$1 = CNY6.8519 (source: external agencies).

    April 19: Huawei Holds Global Analyst Summit

    Huawei held its 20th annual Global Analyst Summit (HAS) in Shenzhen from April 19-21.

    Attended by more than 1,000 industry analysts, financial analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives from around the world, the event discussed the status of the ICT industry, including development strategies, roadmaps for digital transformation, and future industry trends.

    Visit the HAS 2023 webpage for key themes and topics covered.

    April 14: GlobalData & Huawei Release 5G Voice Transition White Paper

    To compile the paper, GlobalData surveyed 50 mobile operators around the world on their voice services’ strategies and challenges. 82% of those surveyed view voice and SMS services as important or almost as important as data services, even in the 5G era.

    The white paper:

    • Explores the current challenges facing operators who run voice networks over multiple generations.
    • Proposes building a convergent voice network to solve network transition issues.
    • Describes how high-value services supported by the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) data channel are how voice services will develop in the future.

    Download The 5G Voice Transition: Managing the Complexity.

    At the recent Global Huawei Analyst Summit 2023, HuaweiTech interviewed GlobalData’s Andy Hicks, the lead author of the paper, on this topic. Watch that here.

    April 10: MTN, Huawei & HIMA Cement Deploy Uganda’s First 5G Commercial Solution for Industry

    Huawei, MTN Uganda & HIMA Cement celebrate at the launch event

    Deployed in a HIMA Cement plant, the solution offers high bandwidth, low latency, and the ability to connect with a high concentration of devices. 5G will enable real-time data transmission in the production area and edge computing will drive up production efficiency.

    At the launch event on April 3, the partners demonstrated two unique scenarios enabled by 5G:

    • 5G-enabled EHS (occupational health, safety and environment) training.
    • Video monitoring to immediately detect factory operation faults and accident risks.

    “Today marks another big milestone in our journey to deploy a technology that will accelerate the realization of Uganda’s economic potential and unlock wealth creation opportunities for its people.”

    Sylvia Mulinge, CEO, MTN Uganda

    Learn more about Huawei’s 5G solutions.

    April 7: Huawei Launches Global XMAGE Awards 2023

    What is it?

    A competition celebrating inspiration and creativity through amazing photos and videos captured with Huawei devices around the world.

    Who can enter?

    Casual snappers, pro shooters, and anyone in-between! All you need is a Huawei mobile device.

    How & when?

    • Submit you entries and check out the terms here: https://gallery.consumer.huawei.com
    • Submit your entry by 23:59 GMT+8 on August 15, 2023

    The categories

    This year’s competition has the following categories: Night Walk, Portrait, Art & Fashion, Outdoor, Hello Life, Storyboard, Action and Storytelling.

    What can I win?

    Winners can receive up to US$10,000 in prize money. [1]

    • 3 grand prize winners
    • 24 best-in-category winners
    • 27 runners-up
    • 5 honorable mentions

    Fun facts

    • The competition has received more than 4 million entries from 170+ countries and regions since the first one in 2017.
    • XMAGE is a Huawei brand that focuses on optical systems, mechanical structure, imaging technology, and image processing in photography.

    Learn more about Huawei devices.

    [1]The aforementioned creation funds are pre-tax amounts.
    The organizer has the right to modify the physical prizes before the results are announced.
    The organizer has the right to modify the number of winners.

    Disclaimer: Any views and/or opinions expressed in this post by individual authors or contributors are their personal views and/or opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views and/or opinions of Huawei Technologies.


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