Huawei has been allowed by India to participate in 5G trials, a sign of the new atmosphere of political goodwill between the two neighbors’ leadership, reports by Times Of India.
The government initially did not invite Huawei was not invited. It took a protest by Huawei, which has established a big center in India, for the government to relent.
In an invitation to Huawei, the telecom secretary asked it to participate in the trials and even complimented it for developing the telecom sector in India.
A Huawei statement said: “As a leading global supplier of telecoms equipment, we remain committed to developing trusted and secure solutions for our customers. We continue to receive full support from the Government and industry partners alike. Having a proven track record of doing business in the country, we continue to work closely with the Government of India and other industry stakeholders.”
The other companies are Nokia, Ericsson, and Samsung, all of whom have started making presentations to the government.