The problems accumulate for Huawei. Two of the UK's largest mobile operators, EE and Vodafone, are excluding phones from the Chinese manufacturer of their 5G networks, according to the Financial Times. This decision comes after the US has included the company on a blacklist that prohibits any US company from trading with Huawei.
EE, a subsidiary of British Telecom, which plans to offer Huawei devices as part of the launch of the first 5G sales network in the UK, said it would not have the terminals of the Chinese company. Marc Allera, CEO of EE, said the company had "stopped" the rollout of Huawei 5G phones because it does not have the "security of service" it needs to offer long-term contracts, according to the British newspaper.
Vodafone also excluded the Huawei Mate X from its 5G networks, ensuring that the device "did not get the necessary certificates". Both operators have struggled in recent months to become the first to launch fifth-generation networks in the country.
China's marching smartphone operators also reached Japan. There, Softbank and KDDI, two of China's largest telecoms companies, delayed the launch of a new model for the Chinese company Huawei P30 Lite after Google's parents Alphabet decided not to allow updates. on your Android system in the phones of the Chinese company. After the decision yesterday, US President Donald Trump pardoned 90 days before applying his sanctions.
Softbank, part of the powerful technology conglomerate with the same name, had to release the Huawei P30 Lite tomorrow, an event that was postponed, the company said in a statement. The group also said Tuesday that they were interrupting the booking process for the new mobile phone model, which was launched on May 14th.
Japan's mobile phone leader, NTT Docomo, is also planning to launch the P30 Pro this summer, but has not announced the possibility of postponing the sale, although according to industry sources, it is analyzing its future plans for the import of appliances to the Chinese company.