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German Economy Minister: Do not want to exclude any companies from participating in 5G competition, including Huawei

via:CnBeta     time:2019/3/8 10:32:58     readed:186


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On the same day, German Economy Minister Peter Altmeyer said that Germany does not want to ban Chinese telecom equipment manufacturers.HuaweiBuilding its 5G network. He added that the German government will tighten the safety standards for all suppliers.


In a TV interview, the German minister was asked if the government planned to ban Huawei from participating in the upcoming 5G bid. He made it clear: "No, we don't want to exclude any company."

Altmeyer said the government will amend the law to ensure that all components used in the 5G network are secure and do not violate data protection regulations.

He also said that in this case, the government will not use its increased veto power to prevent foreign acquisitions, because the construction of 5G networks is not a merger or acquisition.

Earlier Thursday, Germany set stricter standards for telecom network equipment suppliers and said that the same rules should apply to all suppliers, and Huawei was not listed as a special treatment.

On the same day, Huawei held a foreign media press conference at its headquarters in Shenzhen, announcing that it had filed a lawsuit in the US federal court, alleging that the United States 2019 National Defense Authorization Act Section 889 violated the US Constitution. In response, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Hao pointed out at the regular press conference on the same day that it is perfectly understandable for enterprises to maintain their rights and interests through legal means.

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