By: Yang Jianli & Han Lianchao

China’s digital dictatorial influence extends beyond its borders and has seeped into multinational corporations and various government organizations.

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has aggressively pushed for the expansion of its domestic players in the industry, with Huawei emerging as a major winner. As the world’s largest telecommunications equipment vendor, Huawei has occupied a major chunk of the supply chain, from laptops to phones to the data centers hosting digital content. Huawei designs and manufactures network switches, gateways, routers and bridges — the core infrastructure devices that are critical components for utilizing the internet — as well as radio equipment such as antennas. [Continue Reading]