Tag Archives: China

Chinese telecom giant Huawei in talks for a U.S. IPO

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co. is reportedly in talks that could lead to an initial public stock offering in the U.S., something that could ease concerns about its independence from its home country’s government and military. The Wall Street Journal cited unnamed sources who said that Huawei, whose U.S. research and development headquarters is in… Read More »

SK Telecom targets China’s healthcare sector

South Korea’s top telco SK Telecom has bought a majority stake in Chinese medical equipment maker Xian Tianlong Science and Technology in order to boost its healthcare business and drive business growth. According to Yonhap News Agency‘s report on Monday, the telco acquired a 49 percent stake in the Chinese company, although financial terms were undisclosed.… Read More »

Former Pentagon analyst: China has backdoors to 80% of telecoms

The Chinese government reportedly has “pervasive access” to some 80 percent of the world’s communications, thanks to backdoors it has ordered to be installed in devices made by Huawei and ZTE Corporation. That’s according to sources cited by Michael Maloof, a former senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, who now writes… Read More »