Huawei will launch a telecommunications equipment development center in Novosibirsk

The center will develop telecommunications equipment, other details of the project will be known

only in June 2019, after the signing of an agreement between NSU and Huawei.

It is also unknown yet what type of telecommunications equipment Huawei plans to assemble in Novosibirsk.

We are negotiating the creation of a large centertogether with Huawei, which already has an office in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok. We are interested in creating a large center under the auspices of the university. <…> We will sign such an agreement in the near future. But the fact that the founder of Huawei said that the center will be in Novosibirsk and on the basis of Novosibirsk State University is a fact.

Rector of the NSU, Mikhail Fedoruk

Previously, Google refused the smartphone manufacturerHuawei in support of the Android operating system. The reason was the trade war between the United States and China and the suspicion of Western intelligence agencies that Huawei collects information about users and transfers it to the Chinese authorities. 

Russian operator "Beeline" plans to order5G network equipment from Chinese Huawei. The contract amount will be at least 6 billion rubles in the next few years. Probably, Huawei plans to launch a new production on the basis of NGU are also associated with this project.