After the decision of the USA to add Huawei and 70 of its subsidiaries to the “black list” and forbid them to buy
Looks like the giants joined the boycottsemiconductor business - Intel, Qualcomm and Broadcom. Intel supplies Huawei server hardware and processors for laptops, Broadcom supplies hardware for network equipment, and Qualcomm supplies modems and processors for smartphones.
Sources have reported that these companies have announced to their employees that they have stopped shipping Huawei products "until further notice."
Officially, they have not yet commented on this information.
What to do?
Huawei representatives are optimistic (orthey want it to seem so) and insist that they will "survive" without cooperation with American companies. Company director Ren Zhenfey (Ren Zhengfei) said that they were preparing for this scenario.
First, the company made stocks, whichshould be enough for three months. Secondly, it relies on HiSilicon’s own development, including Kirin processors and Balong modems. Now they are used in flagship models.
Third, the company has a solutionAndroid and Google services. This is Hongmeng’s own operating system (it’s not yet clear whether it’s a code name or a final one), which has been under development since 2012. Whether it is ready for use and whether Huawei will have to change Android to Hongmeng is not yet known.