Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 21-05-2019
Huawei says it will continue to provide security updates and after sales service to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet devices covering those which have been sold or still in stock globally.
The US government imposed restrictions on Huawei’s because of its involvement in activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests.
However on Monday it eased some trade restrictions, a move that sought to minimise disruption for the telecom company’s customers around the world.
Google also suspended business operations with Huawei effective immediately, a forced move that will have a dramatic impact on Huawei devices across the globe.
The suspension could hobble Huawei's smartphone business outside China as the tech giant will immediately lose access to updates to Google's Android operating system.
In a statement, the Huawei says it has made substantial contributions to the development and growth of Android around the world.
It says as one of Android’s key global partners they have worked closely with open source platforms to develop and ecosystem that has benefitted both users and the industry.
Huawei says it will continue to build a safe and sustainable software ecosystem for all users globally.