China grants bandwidth to fourth 5G operator

By Wei Sheng

Jan 6, 20201 min read 5G sign inside a shopping mall on Sept. 28, 2019, in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)China’s top telecommunications regulator has given the green light to another state-owned enterprise to operate 5G networks, making …

Huawei expects revenue to reach $122 billion in 2019

By Wei Sheng

Dec 31, 20192 min read The outside of one of Huawei’s buildings on July 30, 2019, in Shenzhen. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Huawei said Tuesday the company’s revenue in 2019 is expected to jump 18% year on year despite a series of campaigns led…

The AI startup powering China’s top smart speakers

By Wei Sheng

Dec 30, 20193 min read Smart home logo in Xiaomi’s Beijing headquarters on Oct 30, 2019, in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao)China became the largest market globally for smart speakers earlier this year with some 10.6 million units shipped …