Germany wants to build up 5G network quickly but also securely, says economy ministry

Huawei has increasingly found itself shut out of 5G projects due to security fears. — Reuters pic
Huawei has increasingly found itself shut out of 5G projects due to security fears. — Reuters pic

BERLIN, Jan 30 — Germany wants to build up a 5G network quickly but also securely, a spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday, when asked about concerns over the use of technology from ’s Huawei.

“It is important that the high data security standards can be ensured,” she said.

Huawei faces international scrutiny over its ties with the government and allegations that Beijing could use Huawei’s technology for spying, which the company denies.

“There are some passages (in Chinese law) that worry us. That includes the obligation of Chinese companies to cooperate with intelligence services,” a foreign ministry spokesman said. — Reuters



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