Huawei sues T-Mobile US over 4G

July 14, 2016 // By Peter Clarke
China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile US alleging the US mobile phone service operator is using patented 4G technologies without a license, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Huawei is the world's largest telecom equipment maker but has had a chequered history in the US with allegations that it posed a security threat as it could provide backdoor access to its equipment to Chinese government agencies.

The disagreement with T-Mobile US has been running since June 2014 and concerns 14 patents and whether the terms previously offered by Huawei are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), according to the report.

Huawei is not seeking a financial judgement but an acceptance that its offer meets FRAND requirements.

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Puget Sound report

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