The Silicon Tong
( Ashok Parthasarthi)
The Times of India
21 January 2002
A while ago, several national dailies carried reports about the government having discovered that the Bangalore-based Chinese company Huawei Technologies may have helped Pakistan and the Taliban upgrade their telecom network with both hardware and software during 2000 and 2001. The reports go on to state that, according to intelligence sources, all the companys 300 software professionals are Chinese and that the chief executive of the company was formerly an officer of the Peoples Liberation Army of China
Also attempting to set up a beachead for American market in Latin America, through Mexico, etc. Per Mexican press on Huawai:
"Anticipándose a la apertura de las telecomunicaciones de China, Huawei Technologies dirige su mirada hacia los mercados emergentes en Europa, África y América Latina, donde México ocupa un lugar preponderante"