Challenger Multinationals in Telecommunications: Huawei and ZTE
31 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2017
Date Written: March 16, 2017
This background analysis looks at the development and success of two Chinese companies, Huawei and ZTE, as major players on the global market of telecommunications equipment producers. The case of both companies indicates the importance of integrated industrial policies and can serve as a wake-up call for all policy stakeholders in the EU.
The author also focuses on both companies’ R&D development in Europe and their cooperation with regard to European standard-setting processes.
Keywords: telecommunications; multinational enterprise; innovation; industrial development; technology; China; EU countries
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