Huawei seems to be fed up with the US, as it stated that it wants the evidence of alleged back doors to be published for everyone to see.
A couple of days ago, the US said, via the Wall Street Journal, that Huawei can access information that is supposed to be available only to law enforcement, and some of the carrier's own officials.
Huawei wants the evidence of alleged back doors to become public
Well, Huawei has just denied these fresh claims, and called upon the US to show some evidence of the alleged back doors.
The company did that not only because they're accused, but because the US said that it has evidence. That information came from the US national security adviser, Robert O'Brien.
Huawei has denied these fresh claims via its cybersecurity chief, John Suffolk, who talked to Reuters. He stated that Huawei does not have access to this equipment. Mr. Suffolk said that Huawei does not know what call or information is being intercepted, nor when it is intercepted.
He called the Trump administration to show some evidence of all this by saying "don't hide it, don't be shy. Publish it, let the world see it".
This is quite a challenge by Mr. Suffolk, and it sure makes us wonder if there is any evidence to be shown, at all. Let's see how will the US respond to this.
Huawei has been under pressure from the US since last year
As most of you know by now, Huawei has been under immense pressure from the US. The company has been banned from doing business with US companies, to a degree. Huawei doesn't even have access to Google's services at this point.
That has created quite a problem for Huawei. It is allowed to use Android, as it's open-source, but it cannot use the Play Store, or any of Google's applications.
Huawei is trying to find a way around all that while, fresh accusations keep on coming from the US. This has been going on for quite some time now, and we don't see an end to it, but we'll see what will happen.
Huawei is the largest provider of networking equipment in the world. Analysts claim that it is a couple of years ahead of the competition, which makes Huawei quite a powerful player, especially when 5G is concerned.
The US is suggesting other countries to reject doing business with Huawei over 5G, and the best example is the UK. The UK will actually work with Huawei, but will remain careful. It remains to be seen what will happen next.