Report: US may soften Huawei ban to help existing users

Latest twist in ongoing saga.
Huawei, US, Tech, Trump, Business

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Media outlets are reporting the US may soften a ban on Huawei equipment to help existing users.

A US Commerce Department spokesperson reportedly told Reuters in a statement that it might grant Huawei a temporary licence to "prevent the interruption" of service for existing networks and gear.

The Chinese company and the US government have been at odds for some time. In May, US president Donald Trump issued an executive order banning the use of Huawei kit.

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