FILE PHOTO: A man walks along a 5 G in Monaco on November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – european union countries will be able to reduce or eliminate high-risk-5G, a provider of core components of their telecom network infrastructure, in the context of the new guidelines to be issued by the European Commission for the next week, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
The non-binding recommendations form part of a series of measures aimed at addressing cyber security risks at the national and bloc levels, in particular with regard to the world, ” No.” 1 player, Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL listed].
The regulations do not identify with a particular country or company, the people said.
“Stringent security measures apply to high-risk providers for even the most sensitive parts of the network or in the core infrastructure,” one of the men said.
The EU’s digital economy chief, Margrethe Vestager, is expected to announce the recommendations at the Jan. 29.
Other measures include urging the member states to control, or even with the issuance of certificates for high-risk suppliers.
The governments of the european union will also be advised to try to diversify their suppliers and not be dependent on one company, and to make use of both technical and non-technical factors in order to rate it.
Europe is under pressure from the United States, to the banning of Huawei equipment in the is a concern that the gear could be used by China to spy. Huawei, which competes with finland’s Nokia and sweden’s Ericsson, has also denied the allegations.
Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; editing by Philip Blenkinsop and Louise Heavens