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Indian Government Permits Huawei Only For 5G Trials So Far: DoT Secretary

Along with the US, Canada and the UK some other European countries have raised concerns over snooping by the Chinese major

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Huawei permitted only for 5G trials so far: DoT Secretary.

Amid reports of Chinese technology major Huawei being banned in several countries, including the US, on security concerns, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Tuesday said the Indian government has allowed the company only to carry out trials for 5G connectivity as of now.

Speaking to reporters here on the sidelines of a workshop on Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology, Sundarajan clarified that the government would put the necessary safeguards in place before allowing companies to deploy 5G connectivity and access the core networks.

“We have asked…or rather Huawei has applied to us for participating in the trials, that is different from deployment,” she said.

 The secretary said that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) would like to utilise the opportunity to understand Huawei’s archictecture and to what extent it would comply with the networks in India.
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A man lights a cigarette outside a Huawei retail shop in Beijing. VOA

“We will be putting in place necessary safeguards. We will be putting in place all necessary safeguards before allowing any access to the core networks”.

Along with the US, Canada and the UK some other European countries have raised concerns over snooping by the Chinese major.

Local equipment manufacturers have also urged the government to stop the procurement of Huawei products for public sector projects.

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Last week, Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha told Rajya Sabha there is no proposal yet to ban the company in the country. (IANS)

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro may Feature OnePlus 7 Pro-Like 90Hz Display

Alleged renders of the Mate 30 Pro have surfaced

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The next iteration in the Mate series is also expected to sport dual punch hole selfie cameras. Pixabay

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s next flagship — the Mate 30 Pro — is likely to come with display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, like that of OnePlus 7 Pro, according to early renders of the smartphone.

The next iteration in the Mate series is also expected to sport dual punch hole selfie cameras.

Meanwhile, alleged renders of the Mate 30 Pro have surfaced, revealing a phone with a curved edges of its display and with a punch hole in the upper-left corner to accommodate two cameras, the GSMArena reported on Saturday.

At the rear, the smartphone is expected to have a quad camera setup placed in the center with an LED flash in “V” formation.

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Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s next flagship — the Mate 30 Pro. Pixabay

This camera system is said to offer 5x optical zoom and 50x digital zoom.

Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro was launched in India in November 2018. It supported 3D Face Unlock and in-display fingerprint sensor.

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The Mate 20 Pro was powered by Kirin 980 — Huawei’s highest performing system on chip (SoC). (IANS)