BBC News
4th December 2013

When I first went to see Huawei, about 10 years ago, I had very little idea of who the company was, or what it did.

Ten minutes in the impressive corporate display hall in the booming city of Shenzhen illuminated me. It was full of elaborate and expensive machines.

Huawei was designing and selling the switch and network machinery that makes modern telecommunications and the internet possible. This was indeed a hi-tech business. […]