Huawei to Invest Over $4 Billion in Fixed Broadband in Next Three Years
Huawei plans to invest over $4 billion in Fixed Broadband (FBB) technology research and development over the next three years. The investment will focus on products and solutions which will support their customers with providing an improved service experience for end users. The announcement was made at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum in London which has brought together industry professionals to address hot topics under the theme "Dream Broader, Band Together".
According to Huawei, company will continue to expand pipeline capacity through innovative thinking and investment chips, algorithms, silicon photonics and other basic technologies. At the same time Huawei will continue to innovate Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization to initiate open and intelligent ultra-broadband networks that help customers simplify operations and management, realize fast service innovation and improve network efficiency. For next-generation networks, Huawei plans to continue to research and develop new key technologies and architectures for IP and all-optical networks, advancing FBB network development.
The global FBB industry is set to develop as ICT investment increases. Existing technologies are changing, next-generation High-Efficiency Video Coding is maturing, 4k panel and content production costs are reducing and the development of the 4k video industry, are all driving new solutions. As LTE and 5G deployment continues, construction of a high-quality, high-performance networks which guarantee a superior experience is expected by carriers. FBB technologies will be progressed by leveraging big data, data centers and cloud computing to meet their needs.