Huawei is offering to sell its 5G technology patents to a Western company in a bid to quell fears about security.
The US has urged allied nations to reject Huawei's 5G kit on national security grounds, claiming that Huawei is a conduit for Chinese state spying. Huawei denies this.
CEO Ren Zhengfei told The Economist that the one-off sale of its 5G patents could create a viable competitor for Huawei.
Ren said he had "no idea" of who might want to take the offer.
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