Huawei goes from Strength To Strength, Despite Political Controversy

The firm says it has signed 40 different 5G contracts, more than any of its rivals. It already has a big presence in Africa, Asia and South America.  Mike Pence, America’s vice-president, and other officials have warned publicly that Huawei’s gear could contain “back doors”—malicious code designed to let Chinese spies snoop on communications, or even bring down networks altogether.Mike Pompeo, America’s secretary of state, has threatened to withhold intelligence co-operation from anyone who uses the firm’s gear in “critical” networks. Australia, like Britain one of America’s allies in the “Five Eyes” electronic-spying pact, has banned the firm explicitly. New Zealand, another member, has rebuffed a request from a local firm to use Huawei’s kit. Japan—which is not in the club, but is closely allied to America—has tightened its rules....

https://www.economist.com/briefing/2019/04/27/huawei-is-at-the-centre-of-political-controversy?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/huaweiisatthecentreofpoliticalcontroversycommunicationbreakdown

 

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G5 being the future and big business... 

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Better tech with lower price... How can, like an example,  Nokia and Ericsson compete with Huawei?

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1 minute ago, Pavel said:

Better tech with lower price... How can, like an example,  Nokia and Ericsson compete with Huawei?

European countries would be wise to ensure they're supplied by European producers - Nokia and Ericsson.  Better safe than sorry.

 

"better tech with lower price" ... and a developed spy system :)

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In the last half of the year, all big headlines about Huawei, if I remember well, were about spy scandals ...

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4 hours ago, Pavel said:

Better tech with lower price... How can, like an example,  Nokia and Ericsson compete with Huawei?

We cannot afford not to compete. 

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4 hours ago, pinto said:

G5 being the future and big business... 

We need to wait for our own corporations to catch up. Anything else is suicidal. 

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