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Telecom game theory: The cost of an Indian clampdown on Huawei

The Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer saw its Indian revenue grow 55% in FY19. But as a possible clampdown looms, Huawei is looking to protect its interests, warning that banning it could delay India’s 5G rollout. With 5G only set to be introduced in a few years anyway, what’s the actual cost of India action against Huawei?


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