Huawei's founder and CEO reckons the UK "won't say no to us" when it comes to using the Chinese company's equipment in its 5G next generation wireless infrastructure, despite ongoing . Speaking to Sky News, Ren Zhengfei also praised new as "very decisive."
"I think they won't say no to us as long as they go through those rigorous tests and look at it in a serious manner and I think if they do say no, it won't be to us," he said in the interview.
Huawei has been a target of US lawmakers over concerns about its spy on other countries and companies. The US its European allies not to use Huawei in their 5G networks.and fears that its equipment could be used to
Back in April, the UK's National Security Council apparently agreed to let the scandal-scarred telecoms giant changing British government and US President Donald Trump , which stopped American companies from selling equipment to it, but he's since said he'll .of the infrastructure, but there's been a great deal of upheaval since then -- namely a
"If the US government does not allow Google to provide Android system, then the world may have a-- and that is not in the best benefit or interests of the United States, allowing a little brother operating system into the world," Ren said.
"You cannot rule out the chance that the third operating system might outrun them someday."
The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Department, which is responsible for the 5G rollout, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
First published at 3:13 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:51 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.