MediaTek myth: “Huawei wants to circumvent sanctions to purchase TSMC chips through MediaTek” is not true

Earlier, Japan Economic News reported that Huawei intends to purchase TSMC chips through MediaTek to circumvent sanctions. MediaTek issued a statement today accusing the report of being a mistake, that the company has not violated or circumvented relevant laws and regulations, and that the company’s reputation has been seriously affected by the media’s misreporting and has requested corrections from the relevant media.

The full text of the statement is as follows:

Recently, “Japan Economic News” and quoted reprinted a number of media in the report mentioned that “Huawei wants to circumvent sanctions to purchase TSMC chips through MediaTek”, for the relevant news reports, the Company solemnly stated:

MediaTek has not violated or circumvented relevant laws and regulations, and this false report ingress with the company’s reputation and has requested corrections from the relevant media.

The Company has always followed the relevant global trade laws and regulations, mobile phone chip products are standard, there is no specific for specific customers.

MediaTek has a strong and long-term relationship with a number of mobile phone manufacturers, and we are committed to driving the experience upgrade and popularity of 5G mobile applications through innovative technologies that deliver a great user experience.