Monday, April 19, 2010

Huawei Opens First R&D Centre in Canada

Huawei has opened an R&D Centre in Kanata, Ontario. The new facility is working on multiple, strategic product initiatives in the Wireline, Wireless, Optical, and IP networking areas. The R&D Centre already has over 70 employees.

"The opening of this facility represents another major step in Huawei's growth in North America," said Carl Liu, President of Canada, Huawei. "Our ability to innovate and develop solutions for customers depends on adding the right people, and Ottawa has long been a nurturing ground for some of the world's brightest minds in telecommunications."

Huawei noted that it is a supplier to Bell Canada, TELUS and SaskTel in Canada.

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