Certain western governments might be uneasy about buying Huawei kit, but phone buyers flock to the brand. The latest phone sales data from Gartner shows Huawei has won market share from Samsung and Apple. In the fourth quarter of 2018 Huawei sold a shade over 60 million phones. This compares with Apple’s 64 million and […]
All over Barcelona banners advertise the city’s 2019 Mobile World Congress event. The slogan is “intelligent connectivity”. The phrase is about generic as things can be in this business. What is it supposed to mean? There are answers in the eight giant exhibition halls and the numerous conference theatres that dot the event’s site. Everywhere […]
You have no business worrying about Huawei handing over your phone data to Chinese spies if you’re happy to hand over the same information to the likes of Facebook and Google.
Huawei is no longer welcome as a phone network build in some western democracies. There’s an unproven suspicion the company is already spying for China. Even if it is not spying, western governments are wary of depending on a Chinese firm for critical infrastructure. Sooner or later those fears about Huawei network equipment will spill […]
There’s more to the Western restrictions on Huawei than meets the eye. Behind the headline news story there’s another story. It’s one you don’t hear or see in the mainstream media. There has been plenty about Australian and US claims the company spies. You may also have heard something about a possible hidden kill switch […]