Gal Gadot is Huawei's secret weapon, as USA distribution plans fall through

Danny Woods
January 13, 2018

"We can not selected by carriers".

AT&T walked away from a deal to sell the Huawei smartphone, Mate 10, to customers in the United States, however, Huawei has also confirmed that it will not sell its flagship Mate 10 Pro smartphone in the USA via AT&T, but it would still release "new products" in U.S. She added that she would be participating in the company's event to launch the Mate 10 Pro in the USA in February.

This is not the first time USA politicians have stooped to mudslinging to prevent the entry of Chinese high-tech companies into the United States market on the pretext they pose national security threats.

AT&T has been pressed to give up the deal after 18 US Senate and US Intelligence Committee members have signed a letter to regulators expressing concerns about Chinese companies' engagement in the US telecommunications sector.

Well, Cambodia might not have its own Wonder Woman but we certainly have super models like Moni Roth, Piya Vega, Sopha Linda, and Chan Kongka to promote Huawei's Mate 10 Pro and they turned up in full force at Huawei's New Year party at Aeon Mall.

In a speech given by the CEO of Huawei's consumer products division, Richard Yu, during the CES 2018, the executive went "off-script" to address the issue.

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Although OnePlus has already made a name for itself for releasing more affordable Android flagship phones, its handsets are still pretty much under the radar in the U.S. This is because the best way to gain traction in the country is by selling phones through carriers, as pointed out by Android Police.

"Everybody knows that in the U.S. market that over 90 percent of smartphones are sold by carrier channels", Yu said. It has also made strong inroads in the United Kingdom and is the third-biggest brand behind Samsung and Apple, according to Counterpoint.

Huawei "worries about getting the problem fixed first and then worries about getting paid", Union Wireless' customer relations officer Brian Woody told the Journal.

Back in 2012, when Huawei was better known for making broadband equipment, the U.S. warned that the Chinese government may be using the firm's kit to spy on foreign countries.

In 2012, Huawei and ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) (0763.HK) were the subject of a USA investigation into whether their equipment provided an opportunity for foreign espionage and threatened critical US infrastructure - a link that Huawei has consistently denied. Huawei's potential deal with AT&T was canceled due to security concerns.

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