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Huawei to set up a unit in Tamil Nadu


  • Huawei elecommunications (India) Pvt Ltd for setting up a unit for electronics/telecom hardware and support services including trading and logistics activities at SIPCOT Special Economic Zone, Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
  • This could now help Huawei to manufacture telecom gear for the first time for the Indian market point which was a major concern earlier for Indian security agencies given the possibility of the gear being infected with malware.
  • Huawei recently invested some $170 million in an R&D facility in Bangalore.
  • The 5000-seater facility went live in February and some 3,500 techies are involved in software development/coding and associated R&D work purely for Huawei’s global clients.

Source: ET

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