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Suspicions keep Chinese telecom firm Huawei out of U.S. market
Suspicions keep Chinese telecom firm Huawei out of U.S. market

— In mid-November, the giant Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei invited networking executives from some of the more than 170 countries where it does business for a two-day Global Mobile Broadband Forum. The potential buyers wandered among display tables bathed in a ghostly blue light as corporate associates talked up the products. They represented about 400 companies. None was American. That illustrates the challenge facing this technology company with a global reach but no detectable footprint in the U.S.: How can it shed its image as a cat's-paw of the Chinese government and break into the largest telecommunications market in the world? Huawei (pronounced...

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