SoftBank spokesman Hiroyuki Mizukami said the company wants its "customers to feel safe using our products." Other details were not available. It's unclear if the sales will proceed. The U.S. government has said Huawei, the No. 2 smartphone brand, is a security risk and restricted technology sales to it and other Chinese telecom gear suppliers. But it has announced a 90-day grace period for telecom carriers to find other suppliers.
The Japanese government has not taken action against Huawei, whose products are relatively popular here.