Huawei ready to face extra security to stay in the 5G race


Huawei 5G Hardware

Huawei isn’t just a top three worldwide smartphone vendor and
the number one handset maker in China, but also at the forefront of
5G — the next standard in mobile telecommunications. Huawei also
happens to be facing increased scrutiny in various western markets
over spying concerns that were first raised by the US a few years
ago.

The company’s smartphone and 5G businesses face risks in
several markets, and while Huawei proved it can sell a massive
number of smartphones without being present in the US, losing 5G
contracts to rivaling networking firms has to be worrisome. The
Chinese company appears to be willing to go through any security
tests to stay in the race to sell 5G networking equipment to
central and eastern European markets, according to its Chief
Security Officer for the US, Andy Purdy.


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Huawei ready to face extra security to stay in the 5G race

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Huawei ready to face extra security to stay in the 5G race