Huawei job listings hint at big plans for the US market, despite problems

Huawei job listings hint at big plans for the US market, despite problems
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Since Huawei’s deal with AT&T fell through earlier this year, the Chinese company has faced a number of issues with the US government which have seen it accused of espionage and trade secret theft. Despite these problems, though, Huawei still appears keen on increasing its presence in the market.

Currently, the number 2 smartphone manufacturer employs around 1,200 people in the US. However, over the past month, the company has drastically increased its focus on the market by posting over 200 new job listings covering a number of different categories such as sales account managers, software engineers, and OS architects. 

Unsurprisingly, Huawei is yet to reveal why exactly it has chosen to hire a further 200 employees in the country. But it’s fair to say that the listings do point towards a possible second attempt at entering the market sometime next year with the help of a carrier. As mentioned above, the company previously attempted this back in January. With 5G and foldable smartphones just around the corner, though, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Chinese giant attempt yet another entry once these arrive.

If the company does indeed still have big plans for the US, it would explain the software engineers and OS architects that it has hired. After all, US consumers have vastly different needs and preferences to those in Asian markets when it comes to mobile software, so the company’s EMUI would likely require some major modifications. This is without taking into account any changes the US government may impose.

source: AndroidHeadlines

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10 Comments

1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2148; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Well if this happens Samsung Mobile Division is in deep trouble... Apple is just fine...

2. RevolutionA

Posts: 392; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

But why??? We don't need this risky Huawei.

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Why not? Huawei hasn’t been proven to pose any risk, except to other phone manufacturers when it comes to smartphones.

6. RevolutionA

Posts: 392; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

Risk to the Country. Some dummies don't understand

7. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

That’s all propaganda. Some dummies don’t understand.

8. RevolutionA

Posts: 392; Member since: Sep 30, 2017

You should be punished by country

9. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Even, I believe it’s all propaganda. No need to carry Privacyphobia. All will be good.

10. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

LMAO! Stop being such a drama queen.

3. Sparkxster

Posts: 1214; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Come on over Huawei can't wait to have more options than the usual two!

5. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

I’d love to see Huawei make it over here. Consumers can only benefit from having more choice.

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