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As a company established for less than $6000 in 1987, Huawei has grown to become one of the largest businesses in the world. Its entry to smartphone market in 2010 was born from its former role as a generic smartphone maker for carriers and other brands. While most Filipinos would identify Huawei as a smartphone maker, it is foremost a network carrier technology provider. In fact, in 2016 – as told by Senior Director, Corporate Communications at Huawei, Benjamin Howes, the total revenue contribution of Consumer Business Group (includes smartphone business) is only 35%. While Howes didn’t categorically cast in stone that the consumer business’ revenue will overtake the contribution of carrier business, the possibility isn’t actually As a company that connects 1/3 of the world’s population, Huawei – regardless of the business group – plays a vital role in various ecosystems: communication, IoT, economy, etc. Zeroing in the digital economy, Huawei…