The French cybersecurity agency has decided to approve the use of Huawei gear, but only for what they described as non-core parts of the network.
US companies can now do business with China's Huawei Technologies till May 15, an extension from the earlier April 1 deadline.
The US has been trying to convince its allies that the popular Chinese company's equipment could be used for spying, a claim that Huawei has repeatedly denied.
China, the United States, South Korea, Japan and Germany will account for 90 per cent of all 5G smartphone sales according to a report by Strategy Analytics.
Johnson and Trump spoke by phone shortly after the decision was made public.
Huawei has been facing stiff opposition from USA, which is urging its allies to not conduct business with the Chinese electronics and technology behemoth.
Former British PM Theresa May had agreed last year to block Huawei from all core parts of the 5G network but to give it restricted access to non-core parts.
Huawei will not build its own autonomous vehicles but instead, use its 5G expertise to collaborate with automakers to build driverless connected cars.
Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G smartphones globally in 2019 while Huawei sold its smartphones primarily in its domestic market, China.
Xiaomi and Huawei were previously known to be sourcing foldable displays from Chinese vendors before this.
Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the government will allow all market players to perform 5G trials in India.
This essentially means that Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and Huawei will now get to perform 5G trials in India, however this does not assure an approval for commercial roll out
According to Counterpoint's projection figures, Apple's iPhones may outsell Samsung's 5G devices, while Huawei may sell strong in China.
Germany wants to add a test of trustworthiness to the 5G security catalogue that so far had mainly envisaged an evaluation of technical criteria.
Currently, there are no U.S. 5G providers and European rivals Ericsson and Nokia are generally more expensive.
Due to the US ban, Huawei's access to Google's Android OS was restricted but the company's smartphone sales in China have increased three-fold since June.
Huawei says that the Artificial Intelligence-based massive MIMO network will enhance the user experience by three-fold within the same set of the spectrum.
Huawei, which has a 28% global share of the telecoms equipment market, is closely engaging with India to clarify its stand on 5G solutions, network security and Chinese intelligence laws, said an official.
A massive 'Cine' image sensor, neural engine-powered air gesture recognition, pressure sensors on curved display edges are just some of the stellar features on a Huawei phone that may have been a hit, but for the Trade War.
In the ongoing US-China trade war, Huawei, in an effort to absolve itself of spying for the Chinese government, is looking for a western buyer for its 5G technology.
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