GSA’s Evolution to LTE report released in August 2013 says 443 operators are investing in LTE and there are 200 commercial LTE networks in operation at this time.
Of these Huawei has won 196 commercial LTE network contracts and deployed 93 commercial LTE networks worldwide.
Informa says Huawei accounts for 40 percent of awarded LTE network contracts; more than any other vendor.
Huawei is one of only two vendors who are highly regarded when assessing equipment providers according to technology, pricing, support and managed-services capability, according to Informa research among operator CTOs.
ABI Research says Huawei is positioned as one of the top 2 contributors to 3GPP standards.
Competition among Huawei, NSN and Ericsson is growing to capture market share in the 4G LTE space. Recently, Gartner positioned Ericsson as an LTE industry leader within the Leaders quadrant of its 2013 Magic Quadrant for LTE Infrastructure report for the fourth year in a row.
Gartner has positioned Ericsson as an LTE industry leader within the Leaders quadrant of its 2013 Magic Quadrant for LTE Infrastructure report for the fourth year in a row.
Huawei’s LTE revenues continued to perform well in H1 2013, bolstering the market against declines in both 2G and 3G technologies. ( Huawei, ZTE bag 45% of China Mobile 4G contracts )
Dell’Oro Group said Huawei’s share in terms of global LTE revenue reached 20.1 percent in the second quarter, ranking it second.
“We consider the consensus of such significant professionals to be a testament to our operator partners’ endeavors as they continue open up increased market potential while and attracting end users with Huawei’s No-Edge service experience,” said Ying Weimin, president of GSM, UMTS and LTE Network of Huawei Technologies.