US says it still treats Huawei’s 5G technology as a threat

United States has extended temporary general licence which allows giant Chinese tech firm to continue trading with US companies

8th December, 2019
US says it still treats Huawei’s 5G technology as a threat
Huawei has endured a frosty relationship with the US authorities in recent years.

The United States has shown “no equivocation” in responding to threats that it claims Huawei’s 5G technology poses to western countries, a senior US government official has said.

The Trump administration has urged countries to ban Huawei from the next generation of mobile data infrastructure and warned that giving access to Chinese firms represented an “unacceptable risk” due to their alleged ties with the Chinese government.

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