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01.30.2013 17:51

Closer Look: How Huawei Quietly Became a Mobile Phone Giant

The company is known for making telecoms equipment, but a shrewd strategy focusing on low-end phones allowed it to compete with Samsung and Apple
By staff reporter Tan Min

Huawei Technologies Co., well-known as a provider of telecoms network equipment and technology solutions, is enjoying impressive results in its mobile handset business after years of low-profile development. 

Market research institution International Data Corp. (IDC) says Huawei sold 10.8 million mobile phones around the world in the fourth quarter of 2012, third behind Samsung and Apple.

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