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Ericsson threatened to leave Sweden over 5G ban on Huawei, ZTE - report

Tuesday 5 January 2021 | 10:27 CET | News
Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm began a private lobbying campaign against the Swedish government after communications regulator PTS prohibited the use of equipment from Huawei or ZTE in 5G networks, according to an excerpt from an article on Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter's website. The report on dn.se said China had threatened to penalise Ericsson and that Ekholm had hinted that Ericsson might leave Sweden.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ericsson / Huawei / PTS / ZTE
Countries: Sweden
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