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Italy looking to ban Huawei, ZTE from 5G rollout - report

Thursday 7 February 2019 | 11:01 CET | News
The Italian government is preparing to ban China's Huawei and ZTE from building the country's 5G network infrastructure over security fears, according to unnamed sources from the defence and foreign affairs ministries cited by local daily La Stampa. The report was subsequently denied by the country's industry ministry, as the local press hinted at strong disagreement between the ruling coalition of the far-right Lega and anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) on whether to suspend Chinese involvement in 5G infrastructure.

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