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China's Huawei in unprecedented media blitz as it battles heightened scrutiny


Huawei is bracing for potential fallout from its biggest Western markets as Germany debates whether to follow the United States and allies such as Australia in restricting Huawei's market access. — Reuters

Huawei is bracing for potential fallout from its biggest Western markets as Germany debates whether to follow the United States and allies such as Australia in restricting Huawei's market access. — Reuters

HONG KONG: China's Huawei has launched an unprecedented public relations blitz, thrusting its low-key founder in front of international media as the telecoms firm seeks to ease concern among Western nations bent on shutting it out of their markets.

The move, along with significant personnel change in its 300-strong corporate affairs department, comes as the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker battles fear of Chinese authorities accessing its infrastructure for espionage.

   

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