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All vendors believe that they have a role to play in the IoT value chain, but while most do not accurately know what that role should be, Chinese conglomerate Huawei has made up its own mind.


  • In April 2017, Chinese conglomerate Huawei provided an update of its IoT strategy at its annual analyst summit (HAS2017) in Shenzhen, as well as making it clear what it will not attempt to do in the IoT.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn about Huawei's IoT strategy
  • Discover what IoT activities Huawei is focusing on

Key questions answered

  • What is Huawei current IoT strategy?
  • How is Huawei helping its partners and MNO customers meet their IoT needs?

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  • Summary
  • Huawei makes choices on what it will and will not do in IoT
  • OceanConnect IoT platform and Boudica NB-IoT chipset is the differentiator for Huawei's IoT strategy
  • IoT devices have no place in Huawei's plan
  • Huawei will not offer IoT application development or end-to-end integration
  • Huawei remains cool-headed despite a hyped-up IoT market


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