Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a private communications technology company that manufactures and sells communication equipment. It was formally registered in 1987 and is headquartered in Bantian Huawei Base, Longgang District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. Huawei is the world's leading information and communication technology (ICT) solution provider.It focuses on the ICT field, adheres to stable operations, continuous innovation, and open cooperation, and has built end-to-end Solution advantages, providing competitive ICT solutions, products and services to operator customers, corporate customers and consumers, and committed to achieving the future information society and building a better fully connected world. In 2013, Huawei surpassed Ericsson, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, ranking No. 315 in the Fortune Global 500.
By the end of 2016, Huawei had more than 170,000 employees. Huawei's products and solutions have been used in more than 170 countries around the world, serving 45 of the top 50 global operators and 1/3 of the world's population.
In August 2016, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce released the "2016 Top 500 Private Enterprises in China" list, and Huawei became the top 500 with an annual operating income of 395.009 billion yuan. In August, Huawei ranked 27th in the "2016 Top 500 Chinese Enterprises". On June 6, 2017, "BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2017" was announced, and Huawei ranked 49th. On July 22, 2019, the US "Fortune" magazine released the latest issue of the Fortune 500 list, and Huawei ranked 61st. In the "China's 500 Most Valuable Brands" in 2018, Huawei ranked sixth. On December 18, the "World Top 500 Brands 2018" compiled by the World Brand Lab was announced, and Huawei ranked 58th.
In February 2018, Vodafone and Huawei completed the first 5G call test; on August 9, 2019, Huawei officially released the Hongmeng system. On August 22, 2019, the 2019 China Top 500 Private Enterprises announced that Huawei Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. ranked first with 721.2 billion in revenue.