Huawei Unveils Its First 5G Base Station Chipset

China’s Huawei Technologies on Thursday introduced its Initial 5G base Channel chipset called Tiangang, which it said increases computing power by 1.5 times.

The firm has been using its chipsets in its own high-end telephones and server products, although it has said it does not have any intention to develop into a standalone semiconductor vendor that competes against the likes of Intel and Qualcomm.

Huawei also unveiled its 5G modem Balong 5000, which it described as the most powerful 5G modem on the planet.

Richard Yu, the mind of the consumer division, said in Beijing it was the world’s first 5G modem which fully supports both Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) 5G system structure.

Alongside, Huawei said its consumer company sales surpassed a record $52 billion (approximately Rs. 3,70,000 crores) in 2018, on strong demand for its premium tablets, even as it continued to face increased worldwide scrutiny of its actions.

The leap of around 50 percent in the technology giant’s consumer company earnings saw that unit substitute its carrier business because its biggest segment by earnings, Yu added.

Huawei, the world’s biggest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, has been facing intense scrutiny in the last year over its connection with China’s authorities and US-led allegations that its devices could be used by Beijing for spying.

Some countries such as the United States and its allies, including Australia and New Zealand, have limited Huawei’s access to their markets. The firm’s finance chief Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, also daughter of its founder, was arrested in Canada last month in the behest of the United States.