Huawei has received a temporary US General License, which means the company can maintain its networks and provide software updates to existing mobile phones.

According to reports from Reuters and The Verge, Google has closed its deal with Huawei, undermining its range of smartphones and tablets running Android.

The license reduced the restrictions imposed by the US government on Thursday, which blacklisted Huawei and 68 companies, making it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to buy US-made goods.

The license is valid for 90 days, said the US Department of Commerce.

This means that those with Huawei smartphones using Google Apps can continue to do so.

They will also be able to use and download Google app updates, said a representative from the US-based technology company.

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