Key events in Comba's history include the below:

  • Provided communication guarantee for the mobile cabin hospital in Wugang Sports Center in Wuhan
  • Comba 5G Cloud Small Cell assisted its partners to debut the world’s first highly reliable 5G private network system for mining
  • The 5G antenna and filter production base in Zhongxin Guangzhou Knowledge City commenced operation
  • Comba Network Systems Company Limited was the first to obtain Network Access Licence for 5G Cloud Small Cell in the industry
  • Ms. Annabel Huo, Executive Director and Senior Vice President of Comba Telecom, President of Comba Telecom International honored at Young Industrialist Awards of Hong Kong (“YIAH”) 2020
  • Awarded with the gold medal of the 21st China Patent Award
  • Introduced innovative antenna solutions and new products with 5G broad indoor coverage
  • Comba Telecom’s ScanViS access control solution selected by China Mobile International for its data center
  • Comba Telecom launched its SAP upgrade project, which received numerous awards, including the 2020 Dingge Awards
  • Commenced numerous Open RAN technology validation and trials with leading operators in Europe, MENA, APAC, Australia and more for promoting the development of Open RAN
  • Comba Network Systems Company Limited was established
  • Comba Telecom was included in the Southbound Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect
  • Comba Telecom and 3 Hong Kong joined force to enable 5G network in Hong Kong
  • Comba Telecom completed its 7 millionth base station antenna (BSA)
  • Launched the world’s first commercial use 5G Cloud Small Cell with China Mobile Research Institute and Intel
  • Comba’s subsidiary ETL announced nationwide commercialization of 4.5G network in Laos
  • Partnering with Parallel Wireless to deliver 4G & 5G Open vRAN Solutions
  • Participated in the TIP Summit 2019 to share the latest OpenRAN innovations with industry innovators
  • Won the tender of NB-IoT integrated Picocell centralized procurement project of China Mobile in the 1st place
  • Shortlisted to “5G+ Industrial Internet Application Demonstration Park” by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of Guangdong Province with Guangzhou Branch of China Mobile
  • Won the first prize of Science and Technology of China Institute of Communications
  • Won the tender of China Unicom’s Antenna Products Open Market Direct Purchase Project
  • Joining hands with multinational networks and telecommunications company to provide 5G antenna equipment for European regions
  • Deployed facial recognition solution for fast and secure venue access control at MWC Barcelona 2019
  • Provided high-density wireless solution for major stadium in Brazil
  • Launched the world’s first 5G highway tunnel wall-mounted antenna with China Union
  • Jointly announced with Guangdong Branch of China Telecom on the first national white-box 5G SA active indoor coverage solution for commercial use
  • Deployed a full turnkey in-building wireless solution for “The Dubai Frame”, a new architectural landmark in Duba
  • Golden Prize of the 20th China Patent Award
  • Won the tender for the Communication Integrated General Contract project of Chengdu Metro Line 17 Phase I and Line 18 Phase I & II
  • Won the tender of 4G Picocell centralized procurement project (2018-2019) of China Mobile
  • Won the tender of Multi-distributed Access System (“MDAS”) centralized procurement project (2018 - 2019) of China Mobile
  • Provided the seamless wireless coverage for the underground extension of Bangkok Metro’s Blue Line
  • Launched a new type of 5G-oriented smart indoor coverage solutions
  • 5G Massive MIMO antennas have been successfully deployed for trials globally
  • Launched ScanViS ID GateGuard, an all-in-one facial recognition and analytic solution
  • Won the tender of “4+4+8+8” FDD+TDD integrated antenna with independent RET centralized procurement project (2018-2019) of China Mobile
  • Awarded as Small-Cell Innovation of the Year Award
  • Comba Telecom Positions as a Niche Player In a Magic Quadrant for Small Cell Equipment 2017
  • Received TESSCO One 2017 Innovation Award
  • Launched ScanViS – a series of computer vision AI solutions
  • Officially included as a Partner of the China Mobile 5G Innovation Center
  • Wireless networks coverage solution for MTR South Island Line (East) in Hong Kong
  • Signed group-level base station antenna agreement with Ooredoo
  • Partner with ACOM Investment Corporation to accelerate in-building wireless systems in Vietnam
  • Provided emergency communications assistance for super typhoon Hato in Macau
  • Comba Telecom and Laos Government hosted an inauguration conference cum work handover ceremony for joint venture ETL Company Limited
  • DAS solution for Grand Hyatt Hotel Rio de Janeiro in Brazil
  • Deployed a turnkey wireless solution for the longest and busiest highway tunnel system in Brazil
  • Signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Ningbo Ditel Electronic Technology, makes foray into maritime VSAT communication and Internet-of-Vessels businesses
  • Joint venture agreement: gains access to wireless telecommunications network market in Lao P.D.R
  • Win the Technological Grand Award at the 2016 Hong Kong Awards for Industries
  • Jointly establish research and development laboratory with ASTRI for the R&D of smart cities
  • Launch of new-generation ultra-wideband compact 4G antennas
  • Launch of bi-directional RF amplifier for public safety sector
  • Major supply of small cells solutions to China Mobile
  • Becoming a member of the first presidium of China WIFI Industry Alliance
  • Launch of the 1st 5W IDAS device with high efficiency and high linearity
  • Production line expansion in Southern area of the Group
  • Launch of the 7th generation of miniaturized antenna and 2nd generation of Nanocell
  • Large-scale development of LTE and flooding orders for base station antennas resulting in increase of production capability
  • Launch of quad-band MDAS for LTE
  • Successful launch of TD-LTE small cell
  • Launch of new generation of DAS in North America market
  • Signed MOU with China Mobile Research Institute for joint development of Nanocell
  • Launch of a newly self-developed small cell (IB-WAS) coverage system
  • Became the 3rd largest MCPA supplier for major North American operators
  • LTE antennas launched in Latin America market
  • Deploys LTE equipment for trials and  rollouts for 4G networks in APAC, LatAm & Middle East
  • Deploys first High Speed Railway Solutions outside China
  • Expands offerings to include Satellite Solutions
  • Development of first enterprise femtocell
  • Wireless system implemented for Shanghai World Expo
  • Deepens penetration into high speed railway coverage solutions with major wins in China
  • Bestowed financial awards for consecutive years from various publications including “Forbes Asia 200 Best Under a Billion” and Finance Asia’s “Asia’s Top Companies”  
  • Completion of production and warehouse expansion project in Guangzhou.  Production capacities increased by 150%.
  • RRU product portfolio expanded to include GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and WiMAX models
  • Expands core equipment vendor relationships with accredition from Alcatel Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson
  • Launch of Tower Bottom Solution (TBS).  Jointly developed by the R&D in China and USA to target the North America market.
  • Introduction of industry’s first dual-polarized variable electrical tilt smart antenna
  • Implements wireless solutions for over 20 venues of the Summer Games – including the Birds Nest and the Water Cube
  • Certified ISO14001 compliant in production process
  • Introduction of new strategic product line – TD-RRU
  • Certified ISO14001 compliant in production process
  • Launch of Comba’s multi-carrier power amplifier (MCPA) - one of the world highest power density MCPA
  • Establishment of CALA (Caribbean and Latin America) regional office in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Inauguration of new China headquarters in Science City, Guangzhou
  • Mr. Tony TL Fok, Chairman & President of Comba Named “Hong Kong CEO of the Year”
  • Expansion of capabilities with establishment of Comba’s Nanjing Research Institute and an R&D Center in Santa Clara, USA
  • Launch of Comba’s range of Digital Microwave Systems
  • Expansion into India with establishment of sales office in New Delhi
  • Regional office of EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) established in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Joint establishment of the RF Technology Research Laboratory with the Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications
  • Annual revenues pass the RMB 1 billion mark
  • 15 JULY: Successful listing of Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 2342). Global headquarters formally established in Hong Kong.
  • Acquisition of majority stake in Wavelab, a US company specializing in digital microwave R&D
  • Launch of digital microwave projects
  • Launch of R&D projects for base station antennas
  • Annual revenues pass the RMB450 million mark
  • Annual revenues pass the RMB100 million mark
  • Certified ISO9001 compliant in production processes
  • Comba’s business covers most of the major provinces in China
  • R&D and production base established in Guangzhou
  • Establishment of the Guangzhou Engineering Research Centre under the State Key Lab on Microwave and Digital Communications to carry out advanced technology research in conjunction with Beijing’s Tsinghua University
  • Comba Telecom Systems (Guangzhou) Ltd. formally established as a legal entity
  • Expansion of activities covering Guangdong, Hainan, Liaoning
  • OCTOBER: Mr. Tony FOK Tung Ling and Mr. ZHANG Yue Jun jointly establishes Comba in October