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Italian govt conditionally approves Vodafone-Huawei 5G deal - report

Tuesday 1 June 2021 | 10:18 CET | News
The new Italian government of prime minister Mario Draghi has given its conditional approval to Vodafone Italia's use of equipment made by China's Huawei to build its 5G radio access network, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The deal was authorised by the government on 20 May, with one source indicating that an extremely high security threshold was imposed as well as restrictions on remote intervention by Huawei to fix technical issues. Neither company commented on the story.

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Companies: Huawei / Vodafone Italia
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