UK: ‘No progress’ of Huawei in tackling security risks with equipment

The Chinese telecomfabrikant Huawei has “no substantial progress” made in addressing security risks in its equipment for telecom networks. That concludes the United Kingdom in a Thursday report published.

According to the British council that oversees the use of Huawei equipment in the country to ensure the ongoing concerns for a significant risks for British companies”.

In July of 2018 concluded the same supervisor that there are “deficiencies” are found in the equipment of Huawei.

The past few months is pressure on Huawei from the West greatly increased. In particular, the United States to speak to the concern that China equipment of the country can use for espionage. Huawei stresses never for China to spy.

In a statement, says Huawei on the concerns of the British supervisor “very seriously”. The report provides according to the company’s “essential input” for the development of the software of the company.

Huawei is the world’s largest supplier of equipment for telecom networks. The increasing pressure comes at a time when many countries are engaged in the developments of future 5G networks.

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Huawei promises concerns

Huawei last year, promised to be equivalent to about 2 billion euros to invest to the concerns of Great Britain, to take away, but also warned that it can take years before a result becomes visible.

In February, said the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of Great Britain to the security risks surrounding Huawei is still “manageable”.

A final decision to use Huawei equipment for 5G-networks in the United Kingdom or not, ultimately the British government.

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