Huawei, the Chinese telecom gear maker has inaugurated its largest global service centre (GSC) in the country. “The inauguration of this center, our largest GSC (global service center), further reaffirms our commitment to India. The India GSC will handle more than 50 projects, supporting over 30 countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, serving over 350 million subscribers,” Huawei India CEO Jay Chen said here.
Huawei has hired over 1,000 engineers, network operations specialists and support staff for this facility. Its other three GSCs are located in China, Romania and Mexico. The India GSC is co-located with Huawei Research and Development Centre in Bengaluru.
“India has always been a priority market for us and we have been investing here right from 1999 when we opened our R&D center in Bengaluru – the first one outside China. The inauguration of this center, our largest GSC, further reaffirms our commitment to India. The new GSC supports the ‘Make in India’ vision by harnessing local talent, coupled with the infusion of hi-tech R&D expertise and knowledge into the country, to play a pivotal role in creating a collaborative framework that will help our customers reach the next level of business performance,” said Jay Chen, CEO, Huawei India.