Sabah - Chinese network equipment supplier Huawei is considering expanding its investments in Turkey, according to Huawei Regional Director Sun Ming. The second largest wireless networking vendor in the world has a research and development (R&D) center in Istanbul and is the main equipment supplier of Turkey’s three wireless operators.
“Turkey hosts Huawei’s second largest R&D center outside China and serves as a regional support center for 10 countries. We are content with our operations in Turkey and considering expansion both in scope and volume,” said Ming. The company also collaborates with Turkish universities in providing training to academic staff and students.
Some 350 researchers and engineers are employed at Huawei’s R&D center in Umraniye, Istanbul, taking part in the company’s global product development efforts.