Google announced on Tuesday a three-month moratorium on its decision to terminate its dealings with China’s Huawei, after the United States announced a temporary easing of US restrictions on the Chinese company.
“Making the phones up-to-date and safe is the best interest of all, and this temporary license allows us to continue to provide programming updates and security patches for existing versions for the next 90 days,” a spokesman for Google told The Hill newspaper.
Google, which supplies a number of mobile phone operators with Android, yesterday cut off its relations with Huawei in compliance with US President Donald Trump’s decision to place the Chinese company on the blacklist of exporters or so-called “entity list” as a threat to national security. American.
For its part, the US Department of Commerce announced yesterday, granting a 90-day license to mobile service companies to continue working with Huawei to maintain connectivity for existing networks and protect users from security risks.