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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 

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 ...

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 11:18 IST
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