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China Communications Services

An Alternative Ecosystem?

Published November 11, 2019


  • We see opportunities for Huawei to counter the U.S. blacklist stripping Google software and services from the Android operating system for Huawei phones, via a collaboration with super-app developers e.g. Tencent, Meituan Dianping and Bytedance.

  • Super-app ecosystems provide a reasonable replacement for Google-based Android applications relatively quickly and will also allow super-app developers to expand their reach into new markets (e.g. South-East Asia) by riding on Huawei’s brand popularity.

  • We see positive implications for Tencent, Meituan Dianping, Bytedance (unlisted) and Huawei (unlisted), while we see negative implications for Google owner Alphabet.


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