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US increases pressure on Austria to exclude Huawei from 5G networks

Wednesday 15 May 2019 | 11:27 CET | News
The US is increasing pressure on the Austrian government to exclude Huawei from its implementation of 5G networks, reports Der Standard. Ambassador Trevor Traina has met Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache (FPO). The Americans fear espionage by Huawei, since the company is closely linked to the Chinese state. It is also required by law to cooperate with the government in Beijing. Huawei denies this.

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Companies: A1 / Huawei / Hutchison Drei Austria / Magenta Telekom
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