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Carriers Drop Huawei Phones as U.S. Crackdown Crimps Plans

  • Trump’s supply ban disrupts company’s use of critical software
  • Huawei is trying to topple Samsung as biggest handset maker
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Phone companies are scrapping plans to sell Huawei handsets as the impact of a U.S. supply ban spreads, threatening to impede the Chinese technology giant’s global smartphone ambitions.

Carriers in Japan, Taiwan and Britain stopped taking early orders for newer smartphone models from Huawei Technologies Co. on Wednesday or shelved plans to offer its handsets equipped for new fifth-generation wireless networks.