To help customers optimize their overall technical architecture and adopt next generation transport networks, Huawei conducted the world's first 2 Tbit/s WDM field trial and pan-European 400G field trial in 2012, and also launched a brand-new series of products, including a 10 petabit all-optical switch prototype (PPXC) and a flexible-grid WDM prototype with the industry's highest spectrum efficiency.
According to Ovum, Huawei ranks no. 1 in the WDM/OTN, 40G, 100G, and global optical network markets, as of Q2 2012. According to consultancy firm Dell'Oro, Huawei ranked No. 2 in the global microwave market as of Q2 2012.