Loss of access to Google software and services has understandably caused Huawei to loop. The Chinese hardware giant has apparently drawn up an emergency plan to deal with the loss of access to things like Android and the Play Store. However, Google’s offering was an integral part of the device’s software core – just like many of its competitors.
Huawei has just found a pretty big name for rebuilding a competitive software suite. The Dutch map giant TomTom has agreed to grant access to its navigation, map and traffic information. According to Reuters, the two companies signed a contract this week where Huawei uses this information to create their own apps.