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GlobalConnect says government cuts fine on Broadnet over emergency network security affair

Friday 3 July 2020 | 13:21 CET | News
GlobalConnect said the Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation has reduced the fine imposed on its Broadnet arm from NOK 14 million to NOK 5 million. This concerned revelations in 2016 of unauthorised access at subcontractor Tech Mahindra to certain Broadnet systems. Broadnet supplied infrastructure to Nodnett, the Norwegian national emergency communications network and the matter raised security concerns.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Broadnet / GlobalConnect / Tech Mahindra
Countries: Norway
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