During the Huawei product and solution launch in London, Ryan Ding, Executive Director of the Board and President of Huawei’s Carrier BG, has announced some new figures about its total acquired 5G commercial contract.
According to the company, Huawei so far has grabbed 91 commercial 5G contracts and shipped over 600,000 5G Massive MIMO Active Antenna Units (AAUs) globally, which is an increase over its previous record and higher than its competitors.
In October 2019, Huawei announced that it has signed more than 60 commercial contracts for 5G with leading global carriers and shipped more than 400,000 5G base stations.
In June 2019, Huawei announced that to gain 50 5G commercial contracts and shipped more than 150,000 base stations. Moreover, it’s looking to over 500,000 bases stations by this year.
One thing to note that, a big margin of these contracts came from Europe alone.
The U.S. is repeatedly pursuing its allies countries to ban Huawei from developing 5G but most of them have denied doing so.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei said the company is planning to sell more than 2 million 5G base stations over the next two years, despite the US ban.
Ren also said that Huawei is producing its 5G equipment and base stations without including 5G components.