Spark forges deeper links with Huawei to piggyback on Chinese R&D

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

By Paul McBeth Nov. 24 (BusinessDesk) - Spark New Zealand has got closer to Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies in an expanded deal to accelerate the roll-out of mobile services and upgrade the local carrier’s XT network.   The two companies last week signed a memorandum of understanding, witnessed by Prime Minister John Key and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping in Auckland, which will let Huawei tailor technologies for Spark, using  the Chinese firm’s mammoth spend on research and development. Huawei won Spark’s contract...

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