As it turns out, 2012 was Huawei Australia’s most successful year revenue-wise to date. The Chinese OEM, who makes many portable WiFi hotspots and dongles for Australian carriers, is also a big player in the Android game.
Huawei Australia found itself a 61% year-on-year for revenue growth and 100% revenue growth in in the Carrier Business Growth.
Huawei Australia CFO Luke Austin said:
Huawei’s financial performance in 2012 is a reflection of the company’s growth in the Australian market – we’re now working with all major Australian operators and employ over 700 staff in Australia, 85% of which are locals … Huawei continued to push our localisation strategy during the year, with global CEO Mr Ren Zhengfei attending an Australian
First thing’s first – wow. Google makes a lot. While I’d love to say that Android Australia makes a similar amount, I’d just have to be lying.
Some of the top dogs in Google’s earnings are now Motorola Mobility and their mobile devices division. Each bringing in $1.25 billion and $843 million respectively.
Just one year ago Google was bringing in 35% less revenue in the same quarter and a 50% rise quarter over quarter – good work El Goog! There’s no doubt that the Nexus 7, Jelly Bean and huge releases such as the Sasmung Galaxy S III and HTC One X have added to this tally. Of course, Google doesn’t actually make money from Android device sales, but …