Germany considers Huawei 5G ban amid global backlash against Chinese tech giant
Thursday, 17 January 2019 The German government is considering excluding Huawei from the country's 5G market amid a global backlash against the Chinese telecoms company. The news comes a week after a Huawei senior executive was arrested on espionage charges in Poland.
Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday rejected claims his company is used by the Chinese government to spy, but as Reuters Breakingviews columnist Chris Beddor explains, it may take more than a public declaration of innocence to clear the cloud hanging over his firm. Ed Giles reports.
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According to a report by Gizmodo, the US government has warned Germany that it may limit what information it hands over via intelligence-sharing agreements if it allows Chinese telecommunications giant..