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Huawei Woes Multiply as France Risks Becoming Next Challenge

  • Access battle spreads from U.S. to hitherto friendly France
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As Huawei’s battles in the U.S. snare its founder’s daughter, a new front is opening up across the pond -- in France.

The country, which has safeguards in place for critical parts of its telecoms networks, is considering adding items to its “high-alert” list that tacitly targets Huawei. The tipping of France into unfriendly territory for Huawei comes as the Chinese company confronts bans in the U.S., Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and Germany intensifies scrutiny.