China’s Huawei, ZTE Set To Be Shut Out of India’s 5G Trials

China’s Huawei, ZTE Set To Be Shut Out of India’s 5G Trials

  • Border clash ended chance for Chinese companies, officials say
  •  Discussion on domestic 5G trials to restart as lockdown ends

China’s Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. are set to be kept out of India’s plans to roll out its 5G networks as relations between the two countries hit a four decade low following deadly border clashes.

The South Asian nation will apply investment rules amended on July 23 that cite national security concerns to restrict bidders from nations it shares land borders with to keep out the companies, people familiar with the issue said, asking not to be identified citing rules for speaking with the media.