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13 January 2018, 03:31 | Cameron Gross
Huawei failed to make a deal to sell its new smartphones through the US operator
Huawei is just one of a growing number of major companies turning to the Chinese court system to settle its intellectual property claims, as Beijing tries to create a better environment for local innovation in its move away from low-end manufacturing.
In the United States, where telecom carriers dominate the distribution channel by typically providing subsidies and special package deals, Huawei had been unable to make any significant inroads due to national security concerns.
The China-based telecom operator Huawei failed to make a deal to sell its new smartphones through the USA operator.
Its dominance comes just as big US carriers are expected to invest about $275 billion over seven years to deploy fifth generation, or 5G, networks that can carry huge amounts of data for high-quality mobile video and self-driving cars, the Journal reported.
Huawei's Washington-based spokesman William Plummer said on Tuesday that "privacy and security are always our first priority".
It's awkward timing for Huawei, which showed off the Mate 10 Pro at the tech show CES this week.
The Huawei's CEO of the Consumer unit, Richard Yu, told a broad audience at the CES Technology Fair in Las Vegas that the deal with a U.S. operator "unfortunately" has not been achieved. More big loss is consumers.
Huawei is the fourth-biggest smartphone maker globally because of its massive popularity in Asia, according to IDC.
Huawei said it would sell the Mate 10 Pro in the USA unlocked, meaning it won't be attached to any particular carrier. Samsung was also asked to pay a small court fee. "Huawei has treated us better than anybody".
In 2012, Huawei and ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) (0763.HK) were the subject of a US investigation into whether their equipment provided an opportunity for foreign espionage and threatened critical USA infrastructure - a link that Huawei has consistently denied.
Huawei's also got a winking bit of kinship with the actress in that both parties have had some issue with pronunciation here in the States, a fact that will play a role in the company's upcoming marketing.
Whether Huawei will see the same success in California is anyone's guess.
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