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India–China relations strained by new OPPO deal

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 21 December 21

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has agreed to swap technical details of its satellite-based messaging service with Chinese smartphone maker OPPO, drawing criticism from politicians

Tensions between India and China have run high in 2021, following on from border clashes in the summer of 2020 that left numerous soldiers dead. By January 2021, India had permanently banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, and introduced various measures to safeguard the country’s national infrastructure from Chinese investments. But now, despite these tensions, it appears that the ISRO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese smartphone maker OPPO&rsquo…

Tensions between India and China have run high in 2021, following on from border clashes in the summer of 2020 that left numerous soldiers dead. By January 2021, India had permanently banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, and introduced various measures to safeguard the country’s national infrastructure from Chinese investments. But now, despite these tensions, it appears that the ISRO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese smartphone maker OPPO&rsquo…

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