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SlideshowMWC 2012 Photos: Huawei Booth Tour
Ray Le Maistre

BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2012 -- With five booth tours under our belts, we made our way to the final destination -- the Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. stand in Hall 8.

Visits to ZTE Corp. (Shenzhen: 000063; Hong Kong: 0763), Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC), Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), Nokia Networks and NEC Corp. (Tokyo: 6701) had already been completed, so now it was time to see what the Chinese giant had in store for us in Barcelona. (See MWC 2012 Photos: ZTE Booth Tour, MWC 2012 Photos: NEC Booth Tour, MWC 2012 Photos: NSN Booth Tour, MWC 2012 Photos: AlcaLu Booth Tour and MWC 2012 Photos: Ericsson Booth Tour.)

Huawei was the sixth and final mobile network equipment vendor we visited with a photographer during this year's MWC and we gave them all the exact same challenge: Show us your three market leading/cutting edge/most important products and tell us about them in just 10 minutes.

The idea of the exercise is to determine what an average visitor might be shown if they were trying to get a sense for what the major mobile vendors are focused on right now. All the companies were given the exact same advance brief, treatment and opportunity: Some responded better than others.

So here's what we saw when we called in at Huawei, with the overall grade, based on perceived performance, relevance and other factors (some rather subjective), provided with the final picture caption.

Click on the picture below to start the tour.

All photos taken by Siqui Sánchez/Getty Images, but he's not in any way responsible for the picture selection or the words.

You can see how Huawei and its peers performed last year by checking out the 2011 booth tours below:

— Ray Le Maistre, International Managing Editor, Light Reading

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12/5/2012 | 5:38:59 PM
re: MWC 2012 Photos: Huawei Booth Tour

Dear Editor,

Thx for your nice job for Huawei!

But I had to say that you had probably visited the wrong place, which was the reason which you also mentioned in the commments that surprisingly Huawei didnt mentioned any small cell related topics.

Actually if you had ever visited Zone 6, where Huawei booth located, you would find not only Device, but also Network Solution, Enterprise Busniess, etc.


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