Huawei says its phones work just fine in UAE: TRA

By Angel Chan

Huawei P30 Pro

ABU DHABI 31 May 2019: Due to the latest global developments related to Huawei products, challenges in its relation with Google and their impacts on the UAE local telecom market, the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) held a several meetings with Huawei officials to search such developments and the new situation of its devices and services.

Huawei confirmed that all its products being sold in the local market, including its stock in warehouses, will not be affected by the recent developments. It stated that all apps and their security updates on Google Play are available without any issues. Huawei affirmed its full commitment to comply with the customer relation charter and provide all services of its products sold in the UAE.

The TRA stressed that all vendors and manufacturers of the telecom devices have to protect the consumers’ rights and provide all related services to keep stability of the UAE telecom market.

The US has banned Huawei on charges that the China uses the firm for spying and data collection. The Trump administration is urging its allies to stop Huawei from participating in 5G networks.

Google has pulled Huawei’s Android license. However, existing phones are largely unaffected but future launches may be affected, experts say



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