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Chinese Smartphone Giant Huawei Signs a 5G Development Deal with Russia’s Biggest Carrier

Huawei last week filed a motion in a US court challenging the constitutionality of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (2019 NDAA)

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FILE - A woman stands at the booth of Huawei featuring 5G technology at the PT Expo in Beijing, China, Sept. 28, 2018. VOA

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has signed a 5G development deal with Russia’s biggest mobile carrier MTS as is battles the trade ban imposed by the US.

“Russian President Vladimir Putin quoted by his national news service TASS, has said that cooperation between Russia and China is now ‘at an unprecedently high level’,” The Verge reported late on Thursday.

For Huawei, securing this deal is a fresh respite from from the series of bad business news that was triggered by US President Donald Trump’s trade ban.

Huawei, which is the world’s largest maker of telecom equipment has been banned by the US from their 5G networks.

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FILE – A staff member stands in front of a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, March 7, 2019. VOA

On May 15, US President Donald Trump effectively banned Huawei with a national security order.

The US publicly asked its allies to steer clear of using Huawei products over concerns that the equipment could be used by the Chinese government to obtain private information.

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Huawei last week filed a motion in a US court challenging the constitutionality of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (2019 NDAA).

The Chinese tech giant also asked for an end to US’ state-sanctioned campaign against it arguing that it would “not deliver cybersecurity”. A hearing on the motion is scheduled for September 19. (IANS)

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Chinese Smartphone Manufacturer Huawei Ships 100 mn Smartphones Globally in 2019

The company, betting big on the 5G network rollout in India, is set to start trials with partner telcos soon and is also looking at capturing a bigger share of the Indian smartphone market

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Attendees pass by a Huawei booth during the 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 9, 2019. VOA

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has shipped 100 million smartphones till May 2019.

Huawei consumer business group’s smartphone product line president He Gang revealed the numbers at a Nova 5 smartphone launch event in China, news website Gizmo China reported on Friday.

In addition, Huawei Watch GT, a smartwatch, has sold more than two million units globally since launch in October 2018.

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People walk past an advertisement for Huawei at a subway station in Hong Kong. VOA

According to Huawei founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei, smartphones banned by the US administration would cost the company $30 billion in revenue this year and sales outside China has dropped 40 per cent in the past month. The company’s overseas business would be mainly affected by the US export control.

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Meanwhile, the company has been facing growing pressure from the US in recent months, especially after Washington issued an export control that partially bans US tech companies from exporting components and technologies to them.

The company, betting big on the 5G network rollout in India, is set to start trials with partner telcos soon and is also looking at capturing a bigger share of the Indian smartphone market. (IANS)