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Huawei Sees 5G Wireless Boosting Mobile Speeds 100 Times by 2020

Huawei Technologies Co., China’s largest phone-network equipment maker, said it plans to introduce fifth-generation mobile technology for commercial service by 2020, with speeds 100 times current 4G networks.

Even before 4G service is commercially available in China, Huawei has devoted hundreds of engineers to develop the technology, Ken Hu, the Shenzhen-based company’s deputy chairman and rotating chief executive officer, said in an e-mail today.