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Sprint still using Huawei equipment

Tuesday 26 January 2016 | 10:53 CET | News
US mobile operator Sprint is still using Huawei equipment in its network, despite pledging to the US authorities in 2013 that it would remove the Chinese equipment vendor's equipment, Light Reading reports. The operator confirmed that it is currently using such equipment, all of which resides on the network it acquired from Clearwire three years ago, but would not comment on timing for replacing it. Sprint assured the US government in March 2013 that it would not use Huawei equipment to obtain approval of its Clearwire takeover and to clear the way for its USD 21.6 billion merger with Japan's

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Clearwire / Huawei China / Sprint
Countries: United States
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