is a global telecommunications supplier and phone manufacturer, but it remains a pariah in countries like the US. There’s been a huge amount of in recent years, and countries like the UK and Sweden have banned the use of its equipment in their 5G networks. Huawei’s despite their huge popularity around the world.
The company’s chairman predicted thatfor Huawei, and there certainly were challenges. The US continued to to block Huawei from their next-generation 5G wireless networks. In July, the UK banned Huawei from its 5G infrastructure: The company’s equipment must be — a decision that Huawei as — and UK carriers will be unable to install Huawei 5G gear .
In Belgium, a pro-Huawei influence campaignto criticize legislation that could limit its access to the country’s 5G contracts in December 2020, according to The New York Times.
Its phone sales alsofor the fourth quarter of 2020, Gartner reported on Feb. 22.
The core issue with Huawei has been concerns about its coziness with the Chinese government and fears that its equipment could be used to spy on other countries and companies. It’s the reason why, in 2012, theand why the company was added to the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security Entity List in May 2019, following an executive order from then-President Donald Trump that effectively banned Huawei from US communications networks. A year later, Trump extended the order until 2021, and it’s unclear what stance the will take.
The US initially offered a reprieve to companies, allowing them to work with Huawei through a temporary general license, but the Commerce Departmentof exploiting the rules to continue using US technology in its semiconductor design. It in August 2020 and said the temporary general license wouldn’t be extended further.
Huawei has long denied any wrongdoing and continues to maintain its innocence.
It can be tough to keep pace with the sheer number of headlines, so here’s a timeline going back to 2018.
Feb. 26, 2021: Huawei reportedlyas sanctions cut into its traditional business.
Feb. 22, 2021: Huaweiin China. Meanwhile, an analyst reports that the company in global phone sales for the fourth quarter, declining 41.1% year over year.
Feb. 18, 2021: Huawei reportedly tells suppliers its orders for phones willthis year.
Feb. 9, 2021: Huawei founder reportedlyin company’s ability to survive. The company also files a lawsuit as a national security threat by the FCC.
Feb. 3, 2021: Huawei says it’llat Feb. 22 event in China.
Jan. 25, 2021: Huawei reportedly in talks tophone brands.
Jan. 18, 2021: Trump administration reportedly hits Huawei’s US suppliers.
Jan. 13, 2021: Huawei patent reportedly refers to tech for.
Dec. 8, 2020: Huawei reportedlythat could spot Uighur minorities and set off an alarm.
Dec. 7, 2020: Huawei is reportedly willing toafter its equipment was banned from the country’s 5G network.
Dec. 4, 2020: The US iswith Huawei finance boss Meng Wanzhou about a deal that’d let her return to China.
Nov. 30, 2020: UK bans installation of Huawei 5G equipment.
Nov. 26, 2020: UK government($333 million) to diversify its 5G supply chain following its ban on Huawei.
Nov. 16, 2020: HuaweiHonor phone business to ‘ensure its own survival.’
Nov. 14, 2020: Qualcomm reportedly gets OKto Huawei, despite US ban.
Nov. 4, 2020: Huawei sues Trump administration tolinked to CFO’s arrest.
Nov. 2, 2020: Huawei reportedly works on plan forto get around US restrictions.
Oct. 29, 2020:raises concerns over 5G in Brazil.
Oct. 28, 2020: BT and Ericssonas Huawei ban takes shape.
Oct. 26, 2020: Huawei CFO’s trial.
Oct. 20, 2020: Swedenfrom its 5G networks.
Oct. 8, 2020: UK ParliamentHuawei colluded with Chinese state.
Oct. 1, 2020: UKof “national significance” in Huawei tech, a government report says.
Sept. 30, 2020: China reportedly preparesfollowing Huawei prompt.
Sept. 29, 2020: BTto power 5G networks as UK starts to phase out Huawei.
Sept. 23, 2020: Huawei chairman labels ongoing US bans as
Sept. 10, 2020: Huawei says it’sand expanding it . It also reveals .
Sept. 4, 2020: FCC estimatesto remove Huawei, ZTE equipment from US networks.
Aug. 24, 2020: India willHuawei equipment from its networks as border tensions rise, a report says.
Aug. 19, 2020: Huawei says its older Android phones willsoftware and security updates even though its Google license has expired.
Aug. 17, 2020: USon Huawei’s access to American chips.
Aug. 13, 2020: India takes steps toof its 5G rollout.
July 30, 2020: Huaweito become world’s biggest phone maker, analyst says.
July 29, 2020: Qualcomm settles long-running Huawei.
July 20, 2020: China reportedlyagainst Nokia and Ericsson if EU bans Huawei.
July 15, 2020: Trump administration hits Huawei workers with.
July 14, 2020: UK follows USfrom its 5G network.
July 3, 2020: Huawei bringsto its AppGallery store.
June 30, 2020: Huawei and ZTE officiallyby FCC.
June 25, 2020: Trump administration designates Huawei as.
June 17, 2020: Huawei reveals which phones will get.
June 15, 2020: Commerce Department lets US companieson developing 5G standards.
June 10, 2020: NATO bossof Huawei’s role in its 5G rollout.
June 9, 2020: Huawei insists it “grew up in the UK” andin the country’s 5G deployment.
June 4, 2000: Documents reportedly reveal Huaweiof Iranian affiliate in scheme to sell prohibited US tech.
June 3, 2000: Canadian telecomsof country’s 5G development.
June 2, 2020: US Senator Tom Cottonhe thinks China is trying to use Huawei to “drive a hi-tech wedge between” America and the UK.
June 1, 2020: Huawei reportedly turns toto weather US clampdown.
May 27, 2020: Huawei CFOto dismiss extradition to the US.
May 26, 2020: UKinto Huawei’s role in future 5G plans. Huawei with Youtube rival Dailymotion.
May 22, 2020: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reportedly looks toin country’s 5G networks.
May 18, 2020: Huaweias “pernicious” and “arbitrary,” and China reportedly prepares to take “forceful countermeasures” against US tech companies.
May 15, 2020: Commerce Departmenton Huawei, and extends Temporary General License for another .
May 14, 2020: Trumptargeting Huawei for another year.
May 7, 2020: US rule might let American companieson 5G.
May 1, 2020: Huawei Australia’s carrier businessas 5G ban bites.
April 29, 2020: Huawei reportedlywith European chipmaker in the face of increasing US restrictions on suppliers.
April 21, 2020: Huawei reportsfor the first quarter of 2020 as it grapples with the . Also, senior British official reportedly says UK is “firm” decision to allow Huawei access to non-sensitive parts of its 5G network.
April 20, 2020: Huawei founder Ren Zhengfeiover the company in a South China Morning Post profile.
April 17, 2020: Chineseshowcases Huawei’s Nova 7 phone series ahead April 23 reveal.
April 15, 2020: BTof Huawei equipment from EE’s core network by two years.
April 13, 2020: Huaweithat disrupting its involvement in Britain’s 5G rollout would do the country “a disservice.”
April 2, 2020: Huawei signs non-aggression patent pact as it.
March 31, 2020: Huawei reportsas US ban takes its toll.
March 27, 2020: Huawei reportedly startswith Tencent, the biggest games company in the world.
March 26, 2020: Huawei, along with . Also, senior US officials reportedly agree on new rules to from global chip suppliers.
March 24, 2020: Huawei P40 and P40 Pro apparentlyahead of launch.
March 12, 2020: Trumpto prevent US rural telecom carriers from using Huawei network equipment, and France is reportedly some Huawei gear in its 5G network.
March 11, 2020: US officials reportedlyon potential new restrictions on sales of technology to Huawei and China, and the Commerce Department through May 15.
March 9, 2020: Huaweidue to coronavirus, and US envoy reportedly over Huawei role in 5G network.
March 6, 2020: Huawei reportedlyin phone sales amid US sanctions.
March 4, 2020: Nokia and Ericssonas Huawei 5G alternative. Also, Huawei to new US criminal charges in 2018 case and FCC’s says US “cannot treat Huawei as anything other than a threat to our collective security.”
March 3, 2020: US senators urge UKin its 5G network.
March 2, 2020: Leaked documents reportedly reveal Huawei’s role into Iran.
Feb. 28, 2020: Huawei willon new 5G plant in France.
Feb. 27, 2020: FCCon Huawei use in US networks, and Senate passes bill of Huawei gear.
Feb. 26, 2020: Officials from Huawei and Defense Department.
Feb. 24, 2020: Huawei will launch its P40 Pro, its will be available outside China and the company is bringing a to Europe. And Trump reportedly accuses British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of “betrayal” in a about Huawei 5G decision.
Feb. 23, 2020: Google warns people againston Huawei’s P40 phones.
Feb. 21, 2020: The White House reportedly isto combat Huawei.
Feb. 20, 2020: Huawei makes an aggressiveto European nations.
Feb. 18, 2020: A judgechallenging the US government’s equipment ban.
Feb. 14, 2020: Huawei getsfrom Commerce Department.
Feb. 13, 2020: The Justice Departmentwith racketeering and theft of trade secrets.
Feb. 11, 2020: The US reportedly finds Huaweito mobile networks globally.
Feb. 7, 2020: Attorney General William Barr suggests thatto counter Huawei.
Feb, 6, 2020: Huawei hits Verizon with, and it’ll reportedly with Vivo and Oppo against Google Play Store.
Feb. 5, 2020: Vodafone says implementing UK and European Huawei restrictions.
Feb. 3, 2020: Huawei asks FCC to, and updates .
Jan. 30, 2020: Australian politicians.
Jan. 29, 2020: EU, but warns states to limit core network access.
Jan. 28, 2020: UKto build the country’s non-core 5G network, with , while an analyst says Huawei is the world’s .
Jan. 24, 2020: The Pentagon reportedlyon US companies selling to Huawei.
Jan. 23, 2020: Huaweidue to outbreak.
Jan. 20, 2020: Huawei willafter losing Google Maps.
Jan. 16, 2020: Huawei Mate XS foldable phone will reportedly be, while images of hint at many camera features.
Jan. 15, 2020: Huawei shippedlast year, and it’s reportedly courting developers to build apps for its phones.
Jan. 14, 2020: The USto block Huawei from its 5G network, and US senators in 5G subsidies to counter Huawei dominance.
Jan. 9, 2020: Sen. Tom Cottonto stop the US from sharing intelligence with countries that use Huawei 5G technology.
Jan. 7, 2020: Huawei isin India’s 5G trial phase.
Dec. 31, 2019: Huawei boosted phone sales in 2019 but.
Dec. 26, 2019: Huaweithat Chinese state support drove its growth.
Dec. 20, 2019: Huawei’s new P40 Pro rumored to.
Dec. 19, 2019: Greenlandover Huawei for 5G rollout.
Dec. 18, 2019: Huaweiin London.
Dec. 17, 2019: Huawei willin March without Google support, and Spain’s Telefonica says it’ll Huawei gear use for its core 5G network.
Dec. 16, 2019: US House of Representativesfrom buying Huawei gear.
Dec. 15, 2019: Norway’s Telenor says Huawei willin the country’s 5G rollout.
Dec. 13, 2019: Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhouto receive documents for her arrest and extradition.
Dec. 8, 2019: Huawei will bringto next year, but not phones.
Dec. 5, 2019: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsonafter hinting at ban.
Dec. 4, 2019: Huaweiin legal challenge.
Dec. 3, 2019: Huaweiout of Mate 30 in wake of Trump’s ban, and US judge from fraud and sanctions case, citing conflict of interest.
Dec. 2, 2019: Huawei predicts Australia’s 5G ban will force it to.
Nov. 29, 2019: Huawei will apparentlyto exclude it from federal subsidies.
Nov. 26, 2019: Huawei and Samsungfor third quarter, while others see decline.
Nov. 25, 2019: Huawei, the MatePad Pro, for China.
Nov. 22, 2019: The FCCfrom billions in federal subsidies, while senators want Trump that let US companies sell to Huawei.
Nov. 21, 2019: Microsoftto export software to Huawei.
Nov. 20, 2019: Huawei Mate X’s folding screen.
Nov. 19, 2019: Huawei says US license extension doesn’t change the fact that it’s.
Nov. 12, 2019: Huawei is reportedly giving stafffor sticking through US ban.
Nov. 8, 2019: Trump’s tech chieffor “opening their arms” to Huawei.
Nov. 7, 2019: Huawei founder says the company’swith the US trade ban, but stresses the need for open collaboration.
Nov. 5, 2019: Hungary will reportedlyin building its 5G network.
Nov. 4, 2019: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says licensesto sell equipment to Huawei “will be forthcoming very shortly.”
Nov. 1, 2019: Huawei might be working on an.
Oct. 31, 2019: The UK general election has apparentlyon giving Huawei access to the UK’s 5G network again. Also, Huawei ships in 2019’s third quarter.
Oct. 28, 2019: The Federal Communications Commission says it’llto wireless carriers using Huawei and ZTE equipment.
Oct. 23, 2019: Huaweiin China and celebrates two months sooner than it did last year. Also, the company’s cybersecurity chief says it’d than build backdoors into networks.
Oct. 21, 2019: A Huawei executive acknowledges the company’s.
Oct. 16, 2019: Huaweidespite the US ban, while a hints at the foldable phone’s imminent release. Also, Germany with draft network security rules that would let Huawei work on its 5G networks.
Oct. 15, 2019: Huawei and Sunrisein Switzerland.
Oct. 9, 2019: Trump is reportedlyof US goods to Huawei.
Oct. 4, 2019: Malaysian telecom Maxisfor 5G.
Oct. 2, 2019: Huawei Mate 30 phones apparentlyto Google apps.
Sept. 30, 2019: Huaweiin Shenzhen.
Sept. 26, 2019: Huawei apparently iswithout US parts, and Norway says it won’t ban the company from its 5G rollout.
Sept. 19, 2019: Huawei unveils the, Watch GT 2 and Vision TV .
Sept. 18, 2019: Huaweito embrace Chinese products during its “explosion of innovation,” and its Mate 30 event lineup
Sept. 12, 2019: Huawei’s founder is ready toto a Western buyer. Separately, Huawei is selling MateBook laptops in China.
Sept. 10, 2019: Huaweiagainst the US government after its telecom equipment is returned.
Sept. 9, 2019: Microsoft President Brad Smithto offer more evidence to back up its Huawei ban. Also, US prosecutors charge a Chinese professor for allegedly taking a California company’s tech for Huawei’s benefit.
Sept. 8, 2019: Huawei’s Mate X foldable phonein October.
Sept. 6, 2019: Huaweiwith “new” P30 Pro, but only the colors are new. It also shows off the that’ll power its Mate 30.
Sept. 3, 2019: Huawei accuses US ofto disrupt its business. It also intends to despite the US trade ban.
Sept. 2, 2019: Huawei announces that the Mate 30 series.
Aug 27, 2019: US reportedlyfor Huawei licenses, but none have been issued yet. Also, new Huawei phones reportedly to use Android.
Aug. 23, 2019: Huawei reckons the US ban will, and after being banned from country’s 5G rollout.
Aug. 22, 2019: Huawei says itto launch a Harmony-powered phone.
Aug. 19, 2019: US Commerce Departmentallowing companies to work with Huawei.
Aug. 18, 2019: Trump says hewith Huawei due to the “national security threat” it represents.
Aug. 16, 2019: Huawei’s founderthat UK “won’t say no to us” in its 5G rollout.
Aug. 15, 2019: Huaweiof its Mate X again, and might be working on .
Aug. 14, 2019: Huawei is apparentlywireless internet connectivity.
Aug. 13, 2019: Indiaon letting Huawei sell its 5G networking equipment in the country.
Aug. 9, 2019: Huawei unveils“Harmony,” while Trump says the US with Huawei.
Aug. 7, 2019: Trump administration says it’llfrom doing business with Huawei, and Republican senators over Huawei project.
Aug. 6, 2019: Huawei Twitter poll reveals its followersby the Chinese government, but people on Facebook disagree.
Aug. 4, 2019: Huawei will reportedly release ain late 2019.
July 31, 2019: Huawei beat iPhonein 2019’s second quarter, research firm said.
July 30, 2019: Huawei reporteddespite US ban, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Trump administration could decide on by next week.
July 29, 2019: Huawei and Google were reportedlybefore ban.
July 26, 2019: Chinese authorities suspect FedExover 100 Huawei packages, report said.
July 25, 2019: Electronics company reportedlyfollowing US ban.
July 24, 2019: United Arab Emirates telecom says US ban on Huawei isn’t.
July 23, 2019: Huawei lays offdue to blacklisting.
July 22, 2019: Leaked documents suggested that Huawei. Also, the White House for a meeting where Trump reportedly said Huawei licensing deals
July 19, 2019: Huawei says Hongmeng OS.
July 16, 2019: Bipartisan group of senatorsthat would keep Huawei blacklisted.
July 15, 2019: Canada may wait untilto decide on Huawei ban, while the US will reportedly let within weeks. Also, Huawei reportedly at its US research labs.
July 9, 2019: US willto Huawei, but it remains blacklisted.
July 7, 2019: Huawei CEO says its HongMeng OS alternative, but needs its own app store.
July 4, 2019: US government tries to get Huawei lawsuit.
July 3, 2019: Huaweidespite Trump’s latest decision.
July 2, 2019: Huawei reportedlyin future phones.
July 1, 2019: Trump official says eased Huawei restrictions.
June 29, 2019: Trumpon US companies selling to Huawei.
June 27, 2019: Huawei employees worked on, according to a report from Bloomberg.
June 25, 2019: US companies are reportedlyon sales to Huawei, while FedEx is over the diversion of Huawei packages.
June 24, 2019: Huawei says it’llin spite of US ban, while attorneys for its imprisoned CFO have asked for the US . Also, an FCC commissioner of US networks, and the Trump administration reportedly is thinking about requiring domestic 5G equipment
June 21, 2019: Huawei unveils ain China as US tensions simmer, and its Mate X foldable phone by September. The US also blacklists .
June 19, 2019: Huawei’s CEOabout $30 billion revenue hit from US ban.
June 18, 2019: Huawei bossfrom US ban, but Microsoft again.
June 13, 2019: Chinese ambassadorthat excluding Huawei from 5G sends a “bad signal.”
June 12, 2019: Huawei reportedlyits own OS, and apparently for $1B in patent licensing fees.
June 11, 2019: Huawei says it’llto become world’s biggest phone seller and reportedly of its new laptop indefinitely.
June 10, 2019: Huawei reportedly askson its AppGallery store, and a White House official apparently wants to .
June 7, 2019: Facebook stops letting Huawei, and Google reportedly that its Huawei ban creates a national security risk. Also, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s is set for January 2020.
June 6, 2019: Russian telecom agrees to let Huawei, while China gives Huawei a boost by .
June 5, 2019: Huawei chairman says companywith US.
June 4, 2019: Huaweireportedly kicks off in Texas.
June 3, 2019: Science publisher IEEEon Huawei scientists reviewing technical papers.
June 2, 2019: Huawei reportedlyof phones amid US crackdown.
May 31, 2019: Huawei reportedlyto cancel US meetings, mirrors Consumer Technology Association’s to impose higher tariffs on imported Mexican goods.
May 30, 2019: Huaweiby SD Association and Wi-Fi Alliance, while it in the shadow of the US ban. Also, its in first quarter.
May 29, 2019: Huaweito rule US ban unconstitutional.
May 28, 2019: Huawei reportedlyto China later this year, internationally in 2020.
May 26, 2019: Huawei’s founder saysif China retaliated against Apple.
May 24, 2019: Huawei’s operating system may bewhile Amazon Japan reportedly .
May 23, 2019: US reportedlyabout Chinese ties.
May 22, 2019: Chip designer Arm, while Mate 20 X from UK 5G launch.
May 21, 2019: Huawei reportedly wants its app storewith Google’s.
May 20, 2019: Huaweifrom the US trade ban, prompting Google to .
May 19, 2019: Googlefrom future Android updates.
May 16, 2019: Huawei says US banAmerican jobs and companies.
May 15, 2019: Trumpwith a .
May 8, 2019: 5G rolloutin UK over Huawei investigations.
May 3, 2019: Countriesas the US warns again of Huawei’s threat.
May 2, 2019: A Huawei leakof UK defense minister Gavin Williamson.
May 1, 2019: Huaweiin phone sales and reportedly has an for later this year.
April 30, 2019: Vodafonein Huawei equipment, according to a report.
April 24, 2019: Britain will reportedlyto 5G infrastructure. Several days later, China to let Huawei be part of 5G rollout.
April 21, 2019: The CIAHuawei is funded by Chinese state security.
April 11, 2019: Google and Huawei willfor bootloop issues in class-action lawsuit.
April 9, 2019: The US reportedlya Huawei ban in Germany.
April 8, 2019: Huawei is “open” toto Apple, says report.
April 4, 2019: Huaweito overtake Samsung and Apple, and MIT with Huawei and ZTE due to US investigations.
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March 29, 2019: Huaweifor having “a loser’s attitude” because its tech can’t compete.
March 28, 2019: British watchdog warns that Huawei products represent “.”
March 26, 2019: Huawei launches thein Paris.
March 19, 2019: Angela Merkelagainst US pressure to bar Huawei from Germany’s 5G rollout.
March 15, 2019: Huawei’s CFObefore arrest, according to the company’s founder.
March 14, 2019: Huawei isin case it can’t use Android or Windows, report says.
March 12, 2019: US reportedlyor it’ll limit intelligence sharing. The Huawei Mate 20 shipped.
March 8, 2019: Huaweiover its equipment ban.
March 5, 2019: Huaweifor international cybersecurity standards.
March 1, 2019: An extradition hearing for Huawei’s CFOfrom Canada, and the US against using Huawei 5G gear.
Feb. 28, 2019: Chinese kids literallyin surreal video.
Feb. 26, 2019: Samsung and Huawei.
Feb. 25, 2019: Huawei couldin the US.
Feb. 24, 2019: Huaweifoldable phone.
Feb. 22, 2019: Italian politicians reportedly
Feb. 21, 2019: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says countries using Huawei techto the US.
Feb. 20-21, 2019: Ren Zhengfei, the company’s CFO, was “politically motivated and that the US treats 5G like
Feb. 19, 2019: Ren“there’s no way the US can crush us.”
Feb. 17, 2019: The UK reportedly concludes that using Huawei in 5G is.
Feb. 6, 2019: US State Departmentfrom using Huawei equipment in their 5G rollouts.
Feb. 4, 2019: A report says the FBIand set up a CES sting. Also, two of the company’s staff were after a work permit inspection.
Jan. 30, 2019: Qualcomm reaches anwith Huawei.
Jan. 29, 2019: US hammers Huaweifor alleged and fraud.
Jan. 25, 2019: Colleges reportedlyto appease the Trump administration. Also, Huawei says it’ll in February.
Jan. 24, 2019: Huawei reportedly says it’llfrom Samsung by 2020.
Jan. 23, 2019: Huawei’s CFO mayto the US, report says.
Jan. 18, 2019: China says a Canadian ban on Huawei’s 5G tech will
Jan. 11, 2019: In Poland, a Huawei employeeover alleged spying.Three days later, Huawei .
Jan. 8, 2019: Huaweiin the US with laptops and tablets at CES.
Jan. 4, 2019: Senators introduce ato address concerns about Chinese tech companies.
Jan. 3, 2019: A report suggests that President Trumpto ban Huawei and ZTE purchases.
Dec. 24, 2018: Huawei exceeds.
Dec. 12, 2018: A Canadian court grants Huawei’s CFO.
Dec. 7, 2018: Reuters reports that Japan willHuawei, ZTE equipment.
Dec. 6, 2018: Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou isat the request of the US.
Dec. 5, 2018: Britain’s BT says it’llfrom 4G network by 2021 and won’t use it in 5G core.
Oct. 18, 2018: HuaweiCNEX Labs over theft of technology.
Sept. 7, 2018: Huawei getson a phone benchmark test.
Sept. 5, 2018: In a Senate hearing on Facebook and Twitter, Huawei and ZTE.
Aug. 1, 2018: Knocking off, Huawei .
July 19, 2018: Huaweimark for the year to date.
July 11, 2018: Australia says it’llamid security concerns.
June 7, 2018: Congressover its ties with Huawei.
June 6, 2018: A report reveals that Facebook gave Huawei
May 2, 2018: The Pentagonof Huawei and ZTE phones on US military bases.
March 22, 2018: Huaweias retail partner.
Feb. 13, 2018: FBI Director Chris Wraybuying Huawei and phones.
Jan. 9, 2018: At CES, Huawei CEO Richard Yu.