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New Zealand rejects Spark's request to use Huawei 5G equipment, fears national security risks

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | 09:46 CET | News
New Zealand's intelligence agency has rejected Spark's request to use 5G equipment provided by China's Huawei, citing concerns about national security. Spark New Zealand plans to review the decision before considering any further steps, Reuters reports. "I have informed Spark that a significant network security risk was identified", Andrew Hampton, government Communications Security Bureau director-general, earlier said.

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Companies: Huawei / Spark
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