German government ‘urged’ to consider Huawei 5G ban

November 15, 2018

Germany could be the next country to block the use of Huawei technology in building its 5G network.

Reports have claimed that members of Germany’s interior and foreign ministries reportedly hope to convince the country’s government to consider banning mobile operators from procuring 5G telecoms equipment from Chinese manufacturers including Huawei due to national security fears.

So far, the discussion in Germany on 5G has focused on coverage of next generation networks, but Reuters claims there has been a late push to discuss the security implications.

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