India may bar telcos from using Huawei equipment over security fears

India may bar telcos from using Huawei equipment over security fears

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

India is likely to block its mobile carriers from using telecom equipment made by China’s Huawei, two government officials said, under procurement rules due to come into force in June.

New Delhi is wary about awarding new technology business to Chinese firms both because of security fears and a desire to get Indian manufacturers to produce more telecoms equipment.

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