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Italy's industry ministry plays down Huawei security threat

Wednesday 20 February 2019 | 09:39 CET | News
Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) is seeking to play down security concerns over spying by China linked to contracts awarded to Huawei and ZTE to build the country's 5G network infrastructure, reports Bloomberg, citing MISE undersecretary Michele Geraci. Separately, local daily Il Messaggero reported that M5S leader and industry minister Luigi Di Maio told Lewis Eisenberg, the US ambassador to Rome, that MISE intends to set up a structure to ensure security checks on all equipment in the telecommunications sector.

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Companies: Huawei / ZTE
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