Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy
Chinese Mobile Market
Huawei takes record 42% share of China smartphone market in Q3
The smartphone market in mainland China grew marginally in the third quarter, with shipments increasing to 97.8 million from 97.6 million units in the second quarter. Huawei extended its market lead by shipping 41.5 million smartphones, to take its market share to a record 42%.
UK delays decision on Huawei
The UK?s National Security Council has delayed a decision on whether Chinese telco giant Huawei?s equipment will be cleared for use in the country?s 5G Network. An announcement was expected this week, but has been postponed indefinitely, a victim of the Brexit paralysis.
Huawei launches nova 5T smartphone for $699
Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has launched the nova 5T smartphone in Australia, claiming it offers flagship performance at a price of $699.
Optus offers Galaxy Fold on a three-year plan
Optus is offering Samsung's Galaxy Fold, the foldable smartphone which was released recently, on a plan on its 4G network.