‘Germany increasingly relies on Huawei for 5G despite security fears’
A survey suggests that Germany has become more dependent on Huawei for its 5G radio access network equipment (RAN) than it was for its 4G network, despite rising concerns over Chinese influence on critical infrastructure.
In response to significant pressure from the US, many European nations hav... Read more
Here’s how Huawei hopes to bridge the U.S. trade ban
According to Bloomberg, Huawei plans to produce and sell its smartphone designs in the United States under the banner of partners. This would allow the smartphone giant -- which was banned from doing business with U.S. companies in 2019 -- to resume activity in the region.
The plan is twofold. F... Read more
U.S. approves licenses for Huawei to buy car chips
US officials have approved license applications worth hundreds of millions of dollars for China's Huawei to buy chips for its growing auto component business. In a report citing two people familiar with the matter, it is understood that the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker is stru... Read more
Huawei founder urges the company to switch to software
Ren Zhengfei, the founder and CEO of Huawei, reportedly urged the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant's staff to pivot to software in a major way, to deal with the impact of sanctions placed on it by the US. Ren believes that Huawei should focus on software production since the US will not b... Read more
Britain issues ban on new Huawei 5G kit installation
The British government announced that British tech firms would not be allowed to install new Huawei 5G kits after September next year. The announcement is part of the plan to remove the Chinese firm's equipment from high-speed networks.
Britain already ordered for all Huawei equipment to be remo... Read more
Telecom providers criticize bans on Chinese equipment vendors
A business group advocating for telecom operators in the EU warned that banning Chinese equipment vendors for political motives is not a great idea. They say that it will increase costs and cause network upgrade delays.
The European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) said that the... Read more