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Huawei opens its doors in new online docuseries

In a newly-released docuseries, the global leadership of Huawei have opened their doors to take a look back at the company’s early days and its subsequent rise to one of the world’s foremost technology pioneers. The “Who is Huawei?” series was produced in cooperation with the BBC and includes interviews with Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei, Xu Wenwei, President of the Institute of Strategic Research at Huawei, as well as other Huawei executives, analysts, and global telecom leaders.

“To the layperson, Huawei is best known as one of the world’s top three smartphone makers. But Huawei is firstly a world leader in telecommunications – its industry-leading equipment, connecting developed and developing countries, is present in 170 countries. The company’s origins, however, are far humbler,” reads the intro on the BBC’s website.

Huawei has been making strides in the Middle East, and today the region remains a strong market for Huawei globally as both the public and private sectors are making critical investments in ICT infrastructure. Earlier this year, Zhengfei recognized the Middle East’s bold digital transformation efforts and the Arab world’s long and profound history in mathematics and engineering.

The Huawei docuseries is available in full on the BBC website.

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