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BBC: Google could not license Play Services for the Huawei Mate 30

August 29, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

The BBC reports that Google has confirmed that it could not license its Play Services for the Huawei Mate 30. However, Reuters claims that the company will press on with the September 18 announcement regardless.

The US Department of Commerce is allowing companies to file for a license to trade with Huawei and over 130 companies already did. However, it seems that Google isn’t among them.

Analysts do not believe the Mate 30 phones can be successful without the familiar Google apps – the Play Store, Maps, YouTube and others (also note that many non-Google apps depend on functionality provided by Google’s Play Services).

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