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Siro says it raised security issues with Huawei but sticks with firm

27 January, 2019, 15:32 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
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Nick Read, chief executive of the British telecoms group, said yesterday that it had "paused" the deployment of Huawei equipment in its core networks in Europe, the part of the system that is deemed most sensitive.

The former Huawei staff member, who under Polish law can be identified only as Weijing W., said through his lawyer that he had lived in Poland for more than 12 years, and was hired at Huawei's Polish unit in 2011 as a public relations manager.

Its U.S. market evaporated after a congressional panel labeled Huawei and its smaller Chinese rival ZTE Corp. security risks in 2012 and told phone companies to avoid dealing with them.

Last year, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States banned the Chinese telecommunications giant from participating in government contracts. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has been pushing European allies to block Huawei from their telecom networks, citing fears that China could use its equipment for spying, something its executives have denied.

Completely banning Huawei's radio network would lead to a "a significant delay" in the launch of 5G networks in the UK".

A Huawei spokesperson said: "Vodafone and Huawei are long-term strategic partners that have worked together since 2007".

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Governments and telecoms firms around the world are in a race to deploy so-called 5G or fifth generation networks, with commercial services already available in the US and South Korea.

Huawei also launched the 5G CPR Pro, a 5G router that uses wifi 6 technology to claim speeds of nearly 5 Gbps. The quality of Huawei's equipment "is really ahead" of its European competitors, he added.

"I want to see when the opponent can catch up with Huawei's data..." Both companies manufacture in China and do business with carriers in the country. The CEO of one of Ericsson's largest shareholders, Investor AB, Johan Forssell, said he's been following the rising number of bans imposed on Huawei.

"It is the first 5G CPE that supports HUAWEI HiLink protocols, bringing smart homes into the 5G era", Huawei said.

Worldwide smartphone shipments likely fell 3 percent last year, returning to low single-digit growth this year and through 2022, when 5G mobile network technology is likely to give the industry a boost, forecasts from consultancy IDC showed.

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