Huawei revealed a 39 percent year-on-year increment in first-quarter income on Monday as it keeps on observing development notwithstanding proceeded with political pressure.
The Chinese networking equipment creator said income totaled 179.7 billion yuan ($26.8 billion) for the initial three months of 2019. The organization said it delivered 59 million cell phones in the first quarter.
Huawei said in a press release that 2019 “will be a year of large-scale deployment of 5G around the world” and its carrier business “has unprecedented opportunities for growth.” By the finish of March, Huawei had signed 40 commercial contracts for 5G with leading global carriers. 5G alludes to the fifth era of mobile networks that guarantees super-quick data speeds with the capacity to help new technologies like driverless cars.
It’s the first time ever that Huawei has released a quarterly income report. The organization for the most part reports financial outcomes for half a year and afterward the entire year. Presently, in any case, the organization is looking to indicate it is as yet developing in spite of successfully being prohibited from being associated with the rollout of 5G in Australia and Japan.
The U.S. has purportedly endeavored to pressure other partnered nations like Germany and the U.K. to block Huawei from 5G, yet neither one of the countries has done as such yet. Washington has blamed Huawei for being a national security hazard, cautioning that its equipment could be utilized by the Chinese government for espionage purposes. Huawei has over and over denied this case.
In a recent interview with CNBC, Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei said that the U.S. has been helping advertise for the organization by discussing it to such an extent.
“For such a powerful country to be scared of a small company like us, some other countries are saying, ‘Your products are so good that the U.S. government is scared. We won’t test your products. We’ll buy them directly.’ That’s why some deep-pocketed countries with rich oil reserves are buying from us. They are buying our products in large quantities as the U.S. government is advertising for us,” Ren said without indicating the countries he alluded to.
Ren likewise anticipated that, throughout the next five years, Huawei will develop its income to $250 billion from $100 billion a year ago.