Huawei is gearing up to sue the US government over its ban on federal agencies using its products, reports said Monday.
The Chinese telecom equipment maker will file its lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas (its US headquarters is located in Plano, Texas), according to the New York Times and Reuters, each of which cited anonymous sources.
It'll apparently challenge an addition to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which President Donald Trump, Reuters reported.
The company, which has been, will reportedly announce the suit on Thursday, when it holds a press conference at its headquarters in Shenzhen, China.
Washington hasHuawei's products a security threat, citing the company's close links with the Chinese government and saying that its equipment could be used to spy on other countries and companies. That's why Huawei's despite its status as the world's .
In, Huawei's founder that his company's products were being used to spy for China.
Huawei has facedof late, with several countries of its networking equipment as they prepare to roll out 5G, the of cellular technology. Last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , while Huawei to stealing trade secrets.
On Friday, Canadaon the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US. She was over alleged violations of Iran sanctions.
Meng is suing the Canadian government, police force and border agency, saying she was searched and interrogated before being told she was under arrest, our sister site ZDNet reported Monday.
First published at 3:51 a.m. PT.
Updated at 6:48 a.m. PT: Adds details from Reuters.