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Softbank and Sprint refuse to use Huawei equipment to get their own deal past U.S. regulators

0. phoneArena posted on 29 Mar 2013, 01:41

Apparently, not using Huawei equipment on Sprint's network is one of the conditions that Sprint and Softbank must agree to in return for congressional support of the deal that will see the Japanese based firm buy 70% of the nation's third largest carrier; China based Huawei makes U.S. regulators nervous with some fearing that the company can use its position to spy in the U.S...

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posted on 29 Mar 2013, 01:48 2

1. iluvsmartphonexpdx (Posts: 48; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


posted on 29 Mar 2013, 02:48 1

2. MartianMe (unregistered)

This is ELEPHANT Sh*t...

posted on 29 Mar 2013, 07:48

3. gmracer1 (Posts: 646; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)

*passed* US Regulators ;-)

posted on 29 Mar 2013, 08:05

4. Kreft (Posts: 84; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)


posted on 29 Mar 2013, 10:37

5. DonkeySauce (Posts: 194; Member since: 03 Dec 2011)

Shouldn't matter because everytime China would try to get information from a Sprint phone, the connection would just time out anyway.

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