Biden administration adds further restrictions to companies supplying 5G items to Huawei

The Biden administration this week amended licenses for companies to sell to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, further restricting companies from supplying items that can be used with 5G devices, sources said. The changes could disrupt existing contracts with Huawei that were agreed upon under previous licenses that have now been changed, two of the… Read More Biden administration adds further restrictions to companies supplying 5G items to Huawei

Sweden bans use of Huawei, ZTE equipment in 5G networks

Swedish regulators on Tuesday banned the use of telecom equipment from China’s Huawei and ZTE in its 5G network ahead of the spectrum auction scheduled for next month. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) said here the setting of the licence conditions followed assessments by the Swedish Armed Forces and security service. European governments… Read More Sweden bans use of Huawei, ZTE equipment in 5G networks

Three dead following fire incident at Huawei facility in southern China

Three people have been found dead after a fire at a facility belonging to Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies in the southern city of Dongguan on Friday, local authorities said. The building, which was close to a Huawei research lab, was a steel structure that was under construction and was not being used when the… Read More Three dead following fire incident at Huawei facility in southern China

Intel receives U.S. licenses to supply certain products to Huawei

Intel Corp has received licences from U.S. authorities to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, an Intel spokesman said on Tuesday. With U.S.-China ties at their worst in decades, Washington has been pushing governments around to world to squeeze out Huawei, arguing that the telecoms giant would hand data to the Chinese government for… Read More Intel receives U.S. licenses to supply certain products to Huawei

Huawei launches P40 series smartphones online

China’s Huawei Technologies unveiled its new flagship photography-focused P40 smartphones on Wednesday in an online presentation after the coronavirus scuppered the event it had planned. Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group, showed three smartphones in an online broadcast: the P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+, which have triple, quad and penta-camera configurations… Read More Huawei launches P40 series smartphones online

U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment

U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday to bars the use of U.S. subsidies by carriers to purchase network equipment from Huawei Technologies and other companies deemed a national security threat. The law also requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a program to assist small providers with the costs of removing prohibited… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump signs law to bar rural carriers from buying Huawei network equipment