Huawei to learn if it can use Android OS in future phones
Chinese phone giant, Huawei, has announced it is currently waiting to hear further details on whether or not it will be able to resume using Google’s Android operating system with its future products.
US president Donald Trump recently u-turned, confirming that the company would now be allowed to do business and buy parts from US companies, after meeting with China’s president, Xi Jinping, in Japan.
However, at the time Trump did not confirm whether or not Huawei would be allowed to operate in the US.
On July 1st, news agency, Reuters, reported that Huawei is still waiting to hear more details from the US Department of Commerce.
Future of Huawei / Android OS?
Tim Danks, Huawei vice-president of risk management and partner relations, said: “We acknowledge President Trump’s comments related to Huawei over the weekend and will wait for guidance from the Department of Commerce but have nothing further to add at this time.”
Despite the fluctuating tensions between the Shenzhen, China-based company and the US – Huawei Canada has continued to roll out a 30-second TV ad that showcases its commitment to Canada and the usability and possibilities that come with its cutting-edge consumer technology.
Huawei Canada has repeatedly stated publicly that it intends to stay committed to Canada and will continue to work with its partners on providing 3G and 4G LTE, whether or not Canada bans it from participating in the new roll-out of the latest 5G networks.
However, Huawei, the world’s second-biggest phone maker, are reported to be in the process of rapidly trademarking a new OS, reportedly called Hongmeng, and will soon be shipping 1 million test devices in order to establish itself as a viable global player alongside Google.