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Trying to Understand Today’s Huawei News Conference

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On Monday, Huawei CFO Cathy Meng talked to the press about various and sundry Huawei issues, including recent performance as well as some of the long-term global political issues that have made overseas markets challenging for the Chinese IT giant. For the record, I wasn’t present and did not read a transcript or anything, so…

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U.S. vs. Huawei: the Los Alamos Letter

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When last we left Huawei, Chinese IT giant and wannabe North America player, it had run into a nasty reception at the U.S. House Intelligence Committee (yeah, I know, an oxymoron), which issued a report about Huawei, ZTE (another Chinese IT firm) and potential national security vulnerabilities. The conclusion was essentially “We don’t trust these…

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Huawei Might Need Some PR Help in the UK

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From the Telegraph: Huawei’s UK arm paid more than £8,600 to send executives to a networking event at the Conservative Party conference, in the same week US politicians said its technology should be blacklisted from American government systems. The company also paid £10,000 to the Liberal Democrats to sponsor a reception at its conference in Brighton.…

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Huawei’s Foreign Investment Woes Spread to Canada

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Ouch. Not only has Huawei essentially been blacklisted in the U.S., but now its prospects in Canada are looking rather dim. Huawei has made a lot of headway in other parts of the world, but it was looking for significant growth in the west. With the U.S. off the table, and with the UK and…

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The Daily Twit – 10/8/12: American Dream Turns Into Nightmare for Huawei, ZTE

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We’re just getting back from the week-long holiday over here, so not much in the way of important domestic news. Luckily for China watchers, the U.S. Congress has come to the rescue by issuing the eagerly anticipated report on Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE. The report itself, which deals with the national security implications…

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Huawei, ZTE Continue Playing D.C. Lobbying Game, But Where Are the Results?

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According the the US Senate, Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer Huawei spent USD 820,000 on lobbying in the US in H1 2012, compared to USD 200,000 in 2011. Chinese telecom equipment and terminal manufacturer ZTE (0763.HK; 000063.SZ) has spent USD 80,000 on lobbying in the US in H1 2012, down from USD 100,000 in…

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