SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Borqs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRQS, “Borqs”, or the “Company”), a global provider of 5G wireless solutions, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, and innovative clean energy, provides the following updates on the Company’s core business activities.
- The Company’s micro-electronics manufacturing line at the Huzhou South Taihu New Area of Zhejiang Province is up and running with a capacity of 100,000 units per month. The current products being produced are smart control devices for use by utility companies in grid interactive water heater programs in the U.S. These devices will play an important role in smart cities in terms of energy savings.
- In Nov 2021, the Company reported that it has received $15 million of purchase orders from a reputable U.S. Fortune 500 Company to supply multiple models of enterprise Android based handheld computer products for the U.S., EU and Asian markets. Subject to the pending availability of components, may deliver up to 20% of the order by year end 2021, with the bulk to be completed by 1st half of 2022.
As of December 31, 2021 the Company completed 20% of the $15 million purchase order from the Fortune 500 customer. The remaining balance of 80% of the order will be completed in the first two calendar quarters of 2022.
- The Company’s solar energy storage business unit, Holu Hou Energy (HHE), has commenced the pilot phase of a large-scale solar project in Hawaii. While continuously growing its business presence in Hawaii, HHE’s management team is evaluating the business opportunities in the continental U.S. market.
About Borqs Technologies, Inc.
Borqs Technologies is a global leader in software and products for the IoT, providing customizable, differentiated and scalable Android-based smart connected devices and cloud service solutions. Borqs has achieved leadership and customer recognition as an innovative end-to-end IoT solutions provider leveraging its strategic chipset partner relationships as well as its broad software and IP portfolio. Borqs’ unique strengths include its Android and Android Wear Licenses which enabled the Company to develop a software IP library covering chipset software, Android enhancements, domain specific usage and system performance optimization, suitable for large and low volume customized products. The Company is also currently in development of 5G products for phones and hotspots.
Borqs recently acquired controlling interests in a solar energy storage systems company in the U.S.
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Vice President of Corporate Finance
Borqs Technologies, Inc.