Huawei is China’s biggest networking and telecoms equipment manufacturer and is second only to Ericsson in the world. You may have used a MiFi dongle, modems or set-top box made by the company, are may possibly be looking forward to the launch of its impressive Ascend D Quad flagship Android smartphone in the coming weeks.
That’s great and everything, but do you know how to pronounce its name?
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Noticing that the average Joe might have issues getting their mouth around its name, Huawei has created a short video to explain all:
Travelling to numerous mobile conferences and events, we’ve heard hundreds of different variations, with Hoo-Wa-Wei the most common.
Now you know: Wah-Way. Remember the name, the Chinese company aims to ship 60 million smartphones this year and hopes to be a $100 billion company in the next ten years.
Now, if it would only launch the Ascend D Quad sometime soon (it was announced back in February but has been held up over processor delays).