Jan 8 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, has backed off from a deal to sell smartphones made by Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Huawei, the world's No. 3 smartphone maker by shipments last year, was expected to announce that it had struck an agreement with AT&T at a Las Vegas trade show on Tuesday, the report said.(http://on.wsj.com/2CSgV32)
Both AT&T and Huawei could not be immediately reached for comment. (Reporting by Sonam Rai in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)