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Huawei Confirms MTN Irancell Sales, Denies Censorship Role

Huawei Technologies Co. confirmed it sold telecom equipment and a “mobile news delivery platform” to MTN Irancell Telecommunications Services Co., Iran’s second-largest mobile provider, while denying the gear is used for censorship.

Huawei, China’s largest maker of phone network equipment, doesn’t provide “any services relating to monitoring or filtering technologies and equipment anywhere in the world,” the Shenzhen, China-based company said in a e-mailed statement today.