Huawei at a press conference held recently at its headquarters in Shenzhen, China, confirmed it has slammed a lawsuit against the US authorities over the former ban on its telecommunications equipment. The company while making the announcement on Thursday says ”its” latest move is proper and last resort at resolving its’ months-long battle with the US government.
The company in a statement said US ban on its equipments prevents the company from serving its US customers, damages its reputation and deprives it of an opportunity to serve customers outside the United States.
Huawei envisages its battle with the Authorities could lead to a final ban on the export of US-made products and services like Android and Windows and is making all moves to obviate the effects on the company should it get to that. Huawei makes its own SoC – the Huawei Kirin, and so is not much dependent on Qualcomm’s ‘Snapdragon SoC, but same can not be said of the company’s patronage of Google’s products and services particularly Google Android OS.
The Chinese firm in an interview with Die Welt has confirmed that it has a ready homegrown OS and could be reverting to that if the legal battle with US authorities leads to a total ban on the export of US-made products and services like Android and Windows. almost suffered a similar fate, but for the last minute agreement, it had with the commerce department. While an outright ban on ZTE was a devasting one, Huawei with its wealth of engineers has better chances of getting around such ban.