Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Huawei Publishes Sustainability Report

Huawei published its 2012 Sustainability Report, focusing on its efforts to bridge the digital divide, supporting stable and secure network operations, promoting environmental protection, and seeking win-win development.  

Some highlights of the report:

  • In 2012, Huawei demonstrated optical transport at 2 Tbps line rate.  This will lead to DWDM systems with 56 Tbps capacity per fiber.
  • As of September 2012, Huawei had deployed 100G networks for more than 40 customers in over 30 countries and regions.
  • In 2012, Huawei supported communications security for one-third of the world’s population and supported the stable operations of 1,521networks for more than 600 customers in over 140 countries and regions.
  • Huawei will begin offering carbon footprint data for all of its devices. In addition, the company has optimized methods for assessing the carbon footprint of such devices as mobile phones, mobile broadband products, and home devices. The company so far has released assessment reports for the carbon footprint of ten selected products.
  • Huawei now has over 30,000 non-Chinese employees in 156 countries.