US Retailers Cut Relationship with Huawei

US Retailers Cut Relationship with Huawei

US retailers are starting to cut relationship with Chinese smart phone manufacturer Huawei. Best Buy, the largest US electronics retailer has stopped buying new smart phones from Huawei and plans to completely stop distributing Huawei products in the next few weeks. US government announced on Mar 23rd that an import tariff will be applied to Chinese products with a value of USD50 billion, and measures will be applied on curbing Chinese investment. A trade war between US and China is like to break out soon.

Huawei Release 5G Products

Huawei Release 5G Products

Huawei released its Balong5G01 chips, being the first of its products to support 5G web. The Company also released 5G CPE, the first commercial 5G terminal in compliance to 3GPP standard. The release is regarded as a breakthrough for 5G products and marks the starting point of 5G at manufacturing level.

Huawei Banned in UK Over UPI Case

 

June 15th, Huawei received court decision from Supreme Court of England and Wales that its products are banned from sales in Britain. This is a result of the patent dispute between Huawei and UPI(Unwired Planet International) since March 2014 when UPI sued Google, Samsung and Huawei over patent violation. Google and Samsung have reached into settlement with UPI.