Kosovo PM commits not to use 5G equipment from distrusted vendors

Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 13:49 CET | News
Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti said that Kosovo will stop using 5G equipment from mistrusted vendors. He made the statements during a meeting with representatives of the Regulatory Authority of Electronic and Postal Communications (ARKEP), reports Gazeta Express. Hoti's decision is part of commitments under the Washington agreement, where Kosovo and Serbia committed to prohibit the use of 5G equipment from unsecure vendors and to remove such equipment if it is already in place.

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