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#Huawei research operations in Europe can support key EU objectives

#Huawei research operations in Europe can support key EU objectives

| February 19, 2020

Abraham Liu, the Chief Huawei representative to the EU institutions today said that Huawei research operations in Europe can positively contribute to the implementation of key EU policy goals. In launching its Digital Strategy White Paper today, the EU Commission stated: “Europe will build on its long history of technology, research, innovation and ingenuity, and […]

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Health concerns bring #5G to a standstill in #Switzerland

Health concerns bring #5G to a standstill in #Switzerland

| February 14, 2020

As the realization that the marketing has jumped ahead of the technology sets in, and following an international protest day against 5G in January from South Africa to Sweden, and from Australia to America, Swiss concerns about possible health risks of this largely untested technology have brought it close to a standstill, writes Dr. Devra […]

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United States welcomes EU’s acknowledgement of the unacceptable risks posed by untrusted #5G suppliers

United States welcomes EU’s acknowledgement of the unacceptable risks posed by untrusted #5G suppliers

| January 31, 2020

On 29 January, the European Union (EU) Network Information Security Cooperation Group released a toolbox of recommended measures to mitigate security risks in 5G networks.  The United States welcomes this initiative from member states, the Commission, and the EU Cybersecurity Agency. The Toolbox acknowledges that suppliers with high risk profiles (e.g., companies based in third […]

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Ahead of EU announcement on secure deployment of #5G, UK gives #Huawei the green light

Ahead of EU announcement on secure deployment of #5G, UK gives #Huawei the green light

| January 28, 2020

Today (28 January) the UK announced that it had concluded its Telecoms Supply Chain Review and had concluded that what it describes as ‘high-risk vendors’ in the UK’s 5G and gigabit-capable networks would be subject to restrictions. The UK’s announcement comes ahead of a European Commission communication on 5G that will be launched tomorrow. Executive […]

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#Huawei: 2020 ‘make or break’ for EU 5G leadership

#Huawei: 2020 ‘make or break’ for EU 5G leadership

| January 18, 2020

2020 will see 5G gather speed across Europe. For successful deployment, an inclusive and facts-based approach will be key, finds debate held in Brussels “As Europe is set to take the decisive steps towards deploying 5G this year, there is an urgent need for action: achieving 5G leadership will require strengthened trust, global collaboration and […]

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#SPD eyes #5G rules excluding #Huawei – set to create fault in German coalition

#SPD eyes #5G rules excluding #Huawei – set to create fault in German coalition

| December 17, 2019

All telecoms operators in Germany are customers of Huawei and have warned that banning it would delay the launch of 5G networks. Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) will decide today (17 December) whether to adopt a proposal that could bar China’s Huawei from taking part in the rollout of 5G services, which could further strain its […]

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#Vodafone CEO: #5G security debate hurts Europe more than others

#Vodafone CEO: #5G security debate hurts Europe more than others

| December 10, 2019

The head of major telecom operator Vodafone today said that banning Chinese vendor Huawei from delivering equipment for 5G networks is hurting Europe more than any other region, writes Laurens Cerulus. “You have to understand that, in the U.S., they don’t have Huawei [and] China is of a scale of itself, and using Huawei. The […]

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