AT&T Inc, the number 2 US wireless carrier, has backed off from a deal to sell smartphones made by Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. A person familiar with the matter told Reuters that Huawei and AT&T held talks, but security concerns arose. It could not be learned whether the two sides ever reached a deal, and neither side has confirmed the talks. But the Journal reported that Huawei, the world's No. 3 smartphone maker by shipments last year, was expected to announce that it had struck ...
AT&T backs out of deal to sell Huawei phones amid security concerns: Report
Huawei was expected to announce that it had struck an agreement with AT&T at a Las Vegas trade show
Reuters Last Updated at January 9, 2018 11:21 IST