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UK defence committee to probe security of #5G network on #Huawei concerns

UK defence committee to probe security of #5G network on #Huawei concerns

| March 10, 2020

Britain’s parliamentary defence committee will investigate the security of the country’s 5G mobile network, the group of lawmakers said on Friday, amid continued concerns about the role of Chinese company Huawei, writes Sarah Young. In January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson decided to grant Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network, frustrating a global bid by […]

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#Huawei will build factory in France whatever government decision on #5G equipment – executive

#Huawei will build factory in France whatever government decision on #5G equipment – executive

| March 5, 2020

Huawei will build a factory in France whatever the French government’s decision on whether to use the firm’s equipment in its new 5G network, an executive at the Chinese telecoms giant said on Wednesday (4 March), writes Mathieu Rosemain. Huawei, the world’s biggest telecom equipment maker, said last week that it planned to build a […]

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#Huawei identifies closing gender gap in digital sector as top priority #Huawei4Her

#Huawei identifies closing gender gap in digital sector as top priority #Huawei4Her

| March 4, 2020

Inclusion, equality and leadership were the themes of Huawei’s ‘Women in the Digital Era’ conference held today (4 March) in Brussels. Around 70 participants from academia, business and politics attended the event to discuss key issues affecting women in this new tech-dominated age. Six female speakers from the tech and cyber security fields recounted their […]

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#Huawei is developing its own Search app to replace #Google

#Huawei is developing its own Search app to replace #Google

| March 3, 2020

At the end of February, Huawei launched a beta version of an upcoming Search app for users in UAE to test and give feedback with the goal of launching the app publicly in the future, writes Cam Bunton.  As of 1 March however, the testing has been put on hold “until further notice”. Huawei states […]

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#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

| February 28, 2020

Huawei has today (28 February) announced that it will open a factory in France dedicated to the production of wireless equipment for 4G and 5G networks. The majority of the products leaving this facility will be destined for European markets. The value of the first phase of this investment will be over 200 million Euro. […]

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America has limited options on #5G to fend off China’s #Huawei challenge

America has limited options on #5G to fend off China’s #Huawei challenge

| February 27, 2020

Washington has long-maintained that Huawei is a national security threat. It says the company is a risk because China could use its equipment to spy on citizens. Huawei has repeatedly denied those accusations. Under Donald Trump’s presidency, the U.S. has sought to convince countries to outright ban Huawei from next-generation mobile networks known as 5G. But success has been limited. […]

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#China accuses #Australia of discriminating against #Huawei

#China accuses #Australia of discriminating against #Huawei

| February 24, 2020

Chinese ambassador says consumers not being served well by ‘politically motivated’ ban on tech firm’s entry into 5G network, writes Amy Remeikis @amyremeikis. The Chinese ambassador, Cheng Jingye (pictured), says Australia’s ban on Huawei is ‘politically motivated’ and accuses Australia of discriminating against the tech firm. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA  The Australian government’s ban on Huawei’s participation […]

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