Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile, will hold its collaboration with Huawei against the light. The step follows of distrust towards Huawei that the company by China for espionage.
“Deutsche Telekom takes up the worldwide debate about the safety of network equipment from Chinese suppliers very seriously,” says the company against Reuters news agency.
In the Netherlands T-Mobile also devices from Huawei in its telecom network. The Dutch telecom provider said earlier in december still no plans to have to say goodbye to Huawei equipment. In addition to equipment of Huawei, Deutsche Telekom also uses equipment from Ericsson, Nokia and Cisco.
Sources of Reuters say against the news agency reported that Deutsche Telekom by the United States is placed under pressure to Huawei to let them fall. In the US T-Mobile competitor Sprint over it. The negotiations about the acquisition, by the American authorities must be approved, in the distance.
Western countries fend off Huawei
Out of fear of Chinese espionage, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Japan has already taken action to equipment of Huawei of their telecom network. Also the Chinese telecomfabrikant ZTE with the same critical eye viewed.
Public proof that equipment from Huawei by China to allow the West to spy on is not there. Also has Huawei the allegations always denied.
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