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European wireless carriers raise concerns over reduced 5G competition


Huawei is fighting back amid accusations of violating US trade sanctions on Iran and stealing trade secrets. —SCMP

Huawei is fighting back amid accusations of violating US trade sanctions on Iran and stealing trade secrets. —SCMP

The GSMA, an association representing mobile operators worldwide, called for Europe to “safeguard network security and competition” in the telecommunications infrastructure industry, as the US warns its European allies against using equipment from Huawei.

The letter from the wireless industry group, which represent over 750 carriers globally, highlights the widespread effects brought about by a possible Western ban on Huawei, though did not specifically refer to Huawei. The Chinese company is currently the world’s No 1 telecoms equipment supplier, and its products are used by carriers all over the world – including in rural US and in major European countries like Germany.

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