U.S and Japan to collaborate on economic security including 5G technology

On Saturday, the United States and Japan agreed to start a dialogue on economic security which includes 5G mobile networks as well as the export of civilian technology that also has military use, reported Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper. On Friday, the U.S. administration moved to block the global supply of chips to Chinese 5G equipment giant…

Washington extends Huawei’s trading licenses up to May 15, 2020

The Trump administration has once again allowed U.S. companies to continue to do business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd by extending the trade license until May 15, 2020. The U.S. Commerce Department had previously extended it until April 1. Separately, the U.S. Commerce Department has sought public comments on whether it should issue future…

Britain allows Huawei to play limited role in its 5G networks

On Tuesday, in a statement the British government stated, it will allow China’s Huawei a limited role in building its 5G networks. The statement also mentions, high-risk vendors would be excluded from sensitive core parts of networks, and that there would a 35% cap on their involvement in the non-sensitive parts. The development is likely…

Huawei gains foothold in Malaysia with early-2020 5G rollout

Huawei has partnered with not only Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd, the country’s second largest mobile network operator by subscriber, but has also signed preliminary 5G agreements with Maxis rivals such as Axiata Group Bhd’s Celcom, as an added pressure. In a significant development, Malaysia’s Maxis Bhd stated, it has signed an agreement with China’s Huawei Technologies…

Chinese research body China Computer Federation cuts ties with U.S.-based IEEE

China’s massive reaction to the U.S. move of placing just a single company – Huawei – on the Entity’s list only confirms the assessment by various intelligence agencies of the role played by the Chinese government in Huawei. China’s technology research group The China Computer Federation (CCF) has suspended its communications with U.S. based Institute…