BUDAPEST (Reuters) – the Hungarian minister of foreign affairs at the opening on Tuesday the Chinese telecom giant, Huawei has been committed to the introduction of high-speed 5G network.
A FILE PHOTO of A Huawei logo and a 5G for a sign is pictured at the Mobile World Congress (mobile world CONGRESS), Shanghai, China, 28th June, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Aly Song
The United States has piled pressure on the allies to join Huawei, the world’s leading telecom-equipment supplier, with a market share of 28%, saying that the gear is in “back doors” that could enable China to spy on other countries as well.
Hungary has been said before, but there was no evidence that Huawei equipment is a security threat to the safety and security and the Minister of Foreign affairs, Peter Szijjarto, announced at an event in China on Tuesday that Hungary would also mean that Huawei in the 5G roll-out.
Szijjarto said the Smartphone would be working together with Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom in hungary 5G roll-out, according to an e-mail with the Ministry of Foreign affairs statement.
Deutsche Telekom’s Hungarian unit, said the Smartphone was just one of the vendors tested the 5G technology.
Hungary, to be published in the design documentation for the sale of more than 400 megahertz of 5G, the spectrum in June, with the ultimate aim of a commercial launch of the service in all the major industrial facilities next year.
Magyar Telekom said the Hungarian telecom regulator NMHH had to register as a participant in the 5 g of the registration. It added, however, that the regulator had been removed from the previously announced offer of data and has not disclosed the dates yet.
“Magyar Telekom is currently testing 5G technology, with a variety of vendors, including Huawei’s Hungarian unit,” the company’s press office said in a reaction to the e-mail is.
“It is not, however, entered into an agreement with Huawei for the build-up of the whole of the Hungarian 5G network.”
Vodafone’s Hungarian unit, and that the Hungarian telecoms regulator could not comment immediately. Hungary had planned to have a wrap-up of 5G subscriptions in October.
During a visit to Budapest in February, the US Secretary of State, and Mike Pompeo warned the allies against the implementation of the equipment of the Chinese company, saying that it would make it more difficult for Washington to partner with them.”
Hungary, Szijjarto and then brushed off AMERICAN concerns about Russia and China, saying that Budapest was in breach of its obligations to the Western allies as well as become a member of NATO, a military alliance.
In the European Union, of which Hungary is a member, has warned of the risk of increased cyber attacks by state-sponsored entities, but, with the exception of a single China, and Huawei as a threat.
The Hungarian Innovation and Technology as the prime Minister Laszlo Palkovics told Reuters in June that Budapest was the study of the example of Germany and its largest foreign investor, where he is said to have a rating system has been developed for the precise identification of the possible threats to their safety and security.
The German regulation, in the first instance, it is not excluded Huawei from the build-out of 5G mobile networks. However, the Secretary of state for Foreign affairs, Heiko Maas on Monday is a doubt as to whether the company may be involved in the development and roll-out of the country and is the fifth generation of a data network.
Reporting by Gergely Szakacs and Krisztina Than; Editing by Alison Williams