Huawei, the world’s second-largest supplier of network gear by revenue, is pulling out of the U.S. market due to its sales efforts having been repeatedly stalled because of national security concerns.
This past Tuesday, CTO Li Sanqi announced that “apparently, due to whatever the geopolitical reasons, we are not focusing on the US market.” Huawei’s critics in government and elsewhere have voiced concerns that the equipment could enable some in its home country of China to listen in on network traffic, although a probe into the issue ordered by the White House didn’t turn up any evidence of spying. Read entire story here.
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