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Huawei develops own smartphone OS in case of Android ban

March 15, 2019

Huawei has built its own PC and mobile phone operating systems as a contingency plan should it be barred from using Android, the company has revealed.

Heightened political tensions between the US and China, along with Huawei’s legal difficulties in America, have increased fears that the company might face a similar punishment to the one imposed on rival ZTE last year.

ZTE was found to have violated a previous settlement for violating US trade sanctions against Iran and barred from dealing with US companies.

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