Yang Chaobin, President of HUAWEI's 5G product line, introduced the history and current situation of HUAWEI in 5G research and development. HUAWEI launched its 5G research and innovation in 2009, launched a key technology verification prototype in 2012, invested 600 million US dollars for 5G research and development in 2013, launched the prototype of system test in 2015, and participated in the development of 3GPP R15 standard in 2015 -2017, and will start 5G business in 2018.
Yang Chaobin said that under the innovation of more than 30 operators, the HUAWEI 5G core concept has been accepted by 3GPP. HUAWEI has achieved the lead in technical indicators, industrial promotion and 5G application validation. At present, a large scale 5G commercial test has been carried out in Seoul, Vancouver, Canada and other places.
Xu Wenwei, managing director of HUAWEI and President of strategic Marketing, said in his speech that HUAWEI's R & D investment was over $12 billion in 2017, and the world ranked sixth in the world. In the future, HUAWEI will continue to maintain high investment in R & D, which is expected to be around $100-200 billion per year.
He also revealed that HUAWEI will invest 5 billion yuan in 5G research and development in 2018. At the same time, the commercial version of 5G based on NSA will be released in 2018, and a full set of 5G commercial equipment, including commercial CPE, will be launched. In 2019, HUAWEI will launch 5G's Unicorn chip and smartphones.
In 2018, Huawei will boost the number of NB-IoT commercial networks to 100; and will increase investment in IoT ecology, where "GLocal" ecological partners will increase from 1, 000 to 3, 000videoIn the field, HUAWEI will promote 150 operators to use video as a basic business. For AI, HUAWEI will be mainly used to improve the internal efficiency of HUAWEI and improve the efficiency of the customers.