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Dutch MPs voice security concerns over state mobile tender

Monday 22 May 2017 | 11:25 CET | News
Update: 23 May 2017 | 09:45 CET
The Dutch parliament is concerned about the government's tender for mobile telephony services, reports De Telegraaf. The national government plans to award contracts this year for mobile services and phones for a number of ministries. Vodafone is the current supplier. MPs consulted by the newspaper said there are risks giving this contract to a foreign company and pointed to other countries where more attention is given to the security of critical infrastructure. The Christian Democrats (CDA) want to set a list of minimum standards to which foreign suppliers must adhere before they can

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[23/05/2017 09:45- Update: Adds response from Vodafone. ]


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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Sepura / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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