The consolidation of the global telecom equipment market is even happening in China where Huawei plans to acquire Beijing-based Harbour Networks. Harbour, which specializes in data communications, was started in 2000 by former Huawei employees. According to emsnow, Huawei has a full plate this year as its expands domestically and internationally. The company is beginning to strike partnerships with global equipment suppliers such as Siemens, although a broadband joint venture with Nortel fell apart earlier this year.
Consolidation in China