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Milestones

2004
Established representative office in Australia with 20 staff

2005
- Awarded 3-year contract with Optus Australia
- Signed USD 7.5 million 3G deal with ECONET NZ

2006
- Established office in New Zealand
- Awarded CDMA Project with Fiji TFL worth USD 7 million
- Awarded frame contract with PNG Greencom worth USD 10.90 million

2007
- Became No 1 supplier of data cards for Optus, Vodafone and Hutchinson “3”
- Awarded USD 48 million UMTS-GSM contract with NZCL
- Awarded contract with Powerlink for a total value of USD 15 million
- Chosen by Optus to deliver the radio infrastructure network for the continued roll out of its 3G network across Australia

2008
- Deployed fixed network solutions for Optus, Vodafone and Hutchinson “3”
- Total contract sales exceeded USD 254 million
- Named by BusinessWeek as one of the World’s Most Influential Companies

2009
- Awarded WiMAX network equipment supply contract with vividwireless
- Vodafone’s Supplier of the Year Award and Global Supplier Award for Outstanding Performance
- Financial Times “Boldness In Business” Award for performance in, and contribution to, the emerging markets

2010
- Huawei wins contract to construct GSM-R network with UGL for NSW RailCorp
- Australia's first 4G network rollout completed with vividwireless
- Australia's first 1800MHz LTE trials with Telstra
- Australia's first TD-LTE trials with vividwireless
- LTE services trialled with Vodafone
- Telstra launches the T-Touch Tab, Huawei's first mobile tablet computer
- Agreement signed with the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES)
- Huawei announces $250,000 Next Generation Technology Training Centre with RMIT University
- 2degrees launches New Zealand's newest 3G network with Huawei
- Huawei staff numbers reach 350, 80% local

2011
- Local Board of Directors is created, Huawei's first local Board
- Huawei staff numbers reach 750, 85% local
- Won the contract to rebuild Vodafone 2G and 3G mobile networks across Australia
- Australia's first 700MHz LTE trials with Optus
- Huawei Devices brand launches in Australia
- Huawei Enterprise business group launches in Australia
- AARNet launches Huawei Telepresence suite
- Ongoing infrastructure rollouts with Optus
- Metro fibre network deployed with Primus
- Australia's first telepresence interoperability trials with AARNet
- Training Partnership program announced with Macquarie University
- Successfully delivered beamforming technology for vividwireless
- Connecting Communities, a white paper on high-speed broadband, is launched by Huawei
- Huawei hosts the National Digital Inclusion Summit in Canberra
- Award: ACOMMS Award for Innovation in Communications
- Award: AIIA NSW State and National Awards for Innovation in Communications

2012
- Huawei becomes major sponsor of Canberra Raiders
- Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei visits Australia, announces that local profits will be reinvested into the local market
- NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner visits Shenzhen
- Victorian ICT Minister Gordon Rich-Phillips announces Huawei workshop for local ICT businesses
- Optus launches Huawei-made LTE network in Newcastle
- Huawei Enterprise wins contract with NSW Ambulance
- Huawei Enterprise Launches Cloud Engine product line
- Huawei Device launches flagship smartphones the Ascend P1, D1 quad, and more
- Chairman John Lord delivers speech to National Press Club, proposes Cyber Security Evaluation Centre
- Huawei awards two $5,000 scholarships to Macquarie University Electronic Engineering students
- Huawei $50,000 sponsorship of the Tour De Cure, a cycling event raising funds for cancer research
- Huawei Device sponsors Coldplay in Australia

2013
- Huawei completes deployment of Vodafone LTE network
- Ongoing deployment of Optus national LTE network
- Hosted workshops to bring more Australian ICT companies into Huawei’s global supply chain
- Huawei announces it has procured over $500m from Australian businesses since 2007
- Launched the world’s slimmest smartphone
- Huawei becomes #3 smartphone vendor globally