Google has suspended some of its business with Huawei, Reuters reported Sunday, following the Trump administration’s decision to effectively ban the Chinese company in the US.
Huawei is losing access to updates to the Android operating system, a source close to the matter told Reuters, and Huawei’s next phones outside of China will no longer get access to apps and services like Gmail and Google Play. Google also will no longer offer technical support to Huawei, the source told Reuters. The
On Wednesday, President Donald Trumpto communications networks, technology and services a national emergency. The order puts limits on foreign involvement in the nation’s carrier networks.
Huawei will apparently still have access to the version of Android that’s available via the open source license.
Neither Google nor Huawei responded immediately to a request for comment.