Verizon follows AT&T’s lead, scraps plans to sell Huawei phones in the US

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Just weeks after AT&T's plans to begin selling Chinese-made Huawei phones in the United States were jettisoned, it appears that Verizon has followed suit. Bloomberg reports that Verizon changed course due to pressure from the US government, closing off another potential channel for a new established Android brand in the West.

It is still possible to procure a Huawei smartphone in the US, which can then be paired with either carrier's network, but as Bloomberg notes, direct sales would have introduced millions of new customers to the brand. Huawei is one of the best-selling brands in the world, and yet it still hasn't made a sizable impact in this region.

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