On May 17th, at 10:49 am, China successfully launched the 56th BeiDou Navigation Satellite (GEO-4) using a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
Huawei held its Spring flagship new launch event on March 23 during which the company released a variety of products, such as the new flagship P60 series, and quashing rumors that Huawei had exited its smartphone business.
Huawei announced on October 31 that its Mate Xs 2 folding smartphone launched in April will support Beidou satellite communications. When implemented, the model will become the world's first foldable smartphone to support this convenient function.
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on September 6 that its new Mate 50 and Mate 50 Pro products are the world's first consumer smartphones to support Beidou satellite connectivity.
Huawei unveiled its highly anticipated Mate 50 smartphone series on September 6. The series is made up of four different models, including the Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro, Mate 50 E and Mate 50 RS.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the completion and commissioning ceremony for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3) on July 31 at the Great Hall of the People in China’s capital Beijing, according to Xinhua News.
According to China's state television broadcaster CCTV, construction of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) is progressing smoothly and expected to provide global services upon completion in 2020.