WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s more stringent safety and security measures for the central components of the future 5G network, compared to other areas of the system is the digital secretary said, in a move that could help telecom operators to have more choice of providers than in states with more far-reaching rules and regulations.
FILE PHOTO: mobile phone Huawei its first global flagship retail store is pictured in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on 30 October 2019 at the latest. (REUTERS photo/Aly Song, File/Photo
Poland, like other countries, has been working on regulations to ensure the safety of the 5G network, in the wake of an international row over the question as to whether the equipment is of the most important Chinese provider Huawei to be a threat to the safety and security.
In the United States of america, and a member of NATO, such as Poland, it has been said Huawei’s gear, it can be used for spying by China’s government. Huawei denies this, and says that the equipment does not pose a security risk.
“The security of mobile devices is a little different than the safety and security of the core of the network, and the Digital Secretary Marek Zagorski, told Reuters, adding that the various components of the system may have different security requirements.
“The further away from the strategic element, which is at the core of the network, the less restrictive of these requirements, it may be,” he added.
Several international telecom operators to continue to work in partnership with Huawei, in spite of US pressure, saying the ban is the company of the acceleration can be delayed to 5G roll-out and further increase the cost. However, some operators have, in the case of the use of Smartphone technology.
The new 5G networks will boost data-transfer speeds, and with the support of new technologies, such as autonomous driving.
Zagorski said the Poles had sent to the European Commission’s proposals to reduce the risks.
He said he was from Poland, with the aim “to ensure the transmission security. It’s going to be about a diversification of the suppliers of the equipment, the user’s roaming between the operators. These are the basic requirements.”
Zagorski said one of the bill’s vulnerability to expected to be presented to the parliament by the beginning of 2020 and the work on the bill is expected to be completed by the end of the month of February.
Reporting Anna to the Buyer; Editing by Edmund Blair