Google and US Government ban Huawei

After being added to a trade blacklist by the US government, Google has suspended Huawei’s access to its Android operating system and chipmakers also reportedly cut off supplies to the Chinese telecom company.

According to what Google had to say about it, it comes to a conclusion that Google was only implying with an executive order issued by Donald Trump and was reviewing the “Implications”. According to Reuters, who first reported ban, Google will stop providing technical support and collaboration for Android and Google services.

Chipmakers such as Intel, Quatcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have told employees they will not supply to Huawei until further notice.
Huawei, which relies on chips from the US, has reportedly been stockpiling the chips and other components in anticipation of the ban.

The latest restrictions are likely to affect Huawei’s European business, its second biggest market as it licenses many of mobile phone services from Google in Europe.

In the report by Henry Jackson Society think tank, the authors claimed Huawei “Has long been accused of espionage” a claim repeatedly denied by the firm.

Robert Strayer, a deputy assistant secretary at the US state department said that the UK’s adopt Huawei’s technology risked affecting intelligence cooperation with the US. He claimed the Chinese firm “was not a trusted vendor” and use of its 5G was a risk.
Australia, which also shares intelligence with the UK, has already moved to ban Huawei as a supplier for its future 5G network.

After the sanctions were announced, Google suspended Huawei’s access to Android. Over the past couple years, Huawei’s has reportedly circumvented sanctions imposed on North Korea and Iran providing the Countries with telecom equipment that can be used for extensive spying on the locals ,so called dual use technology.