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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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The core of the #5G problem

The core of the #5G problem

| December 10, 2019

Given how 5G networks underpin our supply-chains, the so-called Huawei problem is unlikely to be a part of a grand bargain between the US and China. However, an exclusion of Chinese 5G vendors may not be an option for Singapore and Europe who must respond by other means, writes Hosuk Lee-Makiyama. Cyber operations are now […]

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Europe replicated in #Huawei City, #China

Europe replicated in #Huawei City, #China

| December 10, 2019

Google was forced to suspend Huawei’s Android license earlier this year after the Chinese firm was added to the US government’s Entity List, which prevents American companies from doing business with them. It stems from fears that Huawei devices and services are being used by the Chinese government as secret surveillance tools, however no evidence […]

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Sweden’s #Ericsson to pay $1 billion penalty on bribery charges

Sweden’s #Ericsson to pay $1 billion penalty on bribery charges

| December 9, 2019

The US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Sweden-based telecommunications giant Ericsson will pay fines of more than $1 billion for allegedly paying bribes to officials in multiple countries, writes Kellie Mejdrich. According to a complaint filed in the Southern District of New York, the company, formally known as Telefonaktiebolaget LM […]

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Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

| December 9, 2019

Britain suggested last week it would take a tougher position on the Chinese tech company Huawei — apparently falling into line with the stance advocated by the Trump administration as the US president visited London for a meeting of NATO leaders. But the day after Trump left the country, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was […]

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#Huawei welcomes ‘fact-based approach’ of EU telecoms ministers

#Huawei welcomes ‘fact-based approach’ of EU telecoms ministers

| December 4, 2019

A Huawei spokesperson, speaking in Brussels, said: “Huawei welcomes and encourages the facts-based approach of the EU Telecom Ministers towards the security of 5G networks. Indeed, this is the model that both German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have endorsed as the gold standard for 5G verification. “Europe is the natural 5G leader: it […]

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#Huawei ‘is a trusted ally of Europe’

#Huawei ‘is a trusted ally of Europe’

| December 2, 2019

In response to the opinion piece by US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo published today (2 December) in Politico Europe Huawei issues the following statement: “Huawei categorically rejects the defamatory and false allegations spread by the government of the United States. These are malicious and well-worn accusations. All they do is to undermine the […]

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