Asia Express - Mobile Communications
Huawei Plans New R&D Facility in Bengaluru
May 22, 2010
China's Huawei Technologies said on May 12 that it will establish a new India R&D facility in Whitefield, Bengaluru, according to a Business Standard report. An investment of around US$100 million is planned for the new facility, which is expected to accommodate some 3,500 employees. Construction is slated for completion in two years.

Currently Huawei employs an overall R&D staff of about 2,000 in India, and the company expects to add 300 to 400 new R&D employees in the near future. In addition to the R&D facility in Bengaluru, Huawei also plans to set up a new manufacturing facility in Chennai.