0
Mobile & Wireless

DPP voices concern over Huawei equipment use in Taiwan

Thursday 12 April 2012 | 03:08 CET | News
According to Taiwanese Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators, national security is at risk due to operators procuring equipment from China's Huawei Technologies. DPP legislators Pan Men-an and Cheng Li-chiun argued that many Taiwanese operators, including Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile, Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), and Asia Pacific Telecom, have purchased base stations and core systems from Huawei. These procurements could lead to personal information on Taiwanese citizens being exposed to the Chinese government, Pan and Cheng said. "Huawei has widely pervaded Taiwan, but the National Security Bureau, the Mainland Affairs Council and the National Communications Commission are still in the dark," The Taipei Times quotes Cheng as saying. An NCC official confirmed that local operators are using Huawei base stations and core equipment but added that Huawei cannot establish a branch company in Taiwan or invest in the country, in accordance with local regulations.


Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours. Subscribe now.

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Chunghwa Telecom / Far EasTone / Huawei / NCC / Taiwan Mobile
Countries: Taiwan, Province of China
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.






Taking pictures
most popular activity on smartphones
Netherlands  |  2015 Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

03 Aug Limelight Networks Q2 2015
03 Aug Frontier Communications Q2 2015
03 Aug Broadsoft Q2 2015
03 Aug Suddenlink Q2 2015
04 Aug Cable One Q2 2015
04 Aug Liberty Global Q2 2015
04 Aug Comptel Q2 2015
04 Aug TIM Brasil Q2 2015
04 Aug Internap Q2 2015
04 Aug Otelco Q2 2015
04 Aug Earthlink Q2 2015
04 Aug Charter Communications Q2 2015
04 Aug Sprint fiscal Q1
04 Aug Avaya fiscal Q3
04 Aug Bharti Airtel fiscal Q1
04 Aug Hutchison Telecom HK Q2 2015
04 Aug Evolving Systems Q2 2015
05 Aug AVG Technologies Q2 2015
05 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2 2015
05 Aug Dish Network Q2 2015
05 Aug Interxion Q2 2015
05 Aug CenturyLink Q2 2015
05 Aug NTT fiscal Q1
05 Aug Aerohive Networks Q2 2015
05 Aug Sky Deutschland fiscal Q4
05 Aug Fairpoint Communications Q2 2015
05 Aug Mitel Q2 2015
06 Aug Netia Q2 2015
06 Aug HTC Q2 2015
06 Aug Novatel Wireless Q2 2015
::: More Calendar Items