The Chinese telecoms giant has signed a contract to help the German state rail firm to go digital. The US has warned Germany against allowing Huawei too much access to its technology.
Answer: no one knows. When we contacted the very academic responsible for "polar code" — a technology vital to Huawei's bid for 5G dominance — he told us he couldn't talk because he didn't have the "factual information."
Germany’s 5G spectrum auction began on Tuesday. There's been much talk about Huawei as an equipment provider for the bidders, so it’s worth looking at the Chinese company’s overall German footprint.
The US has sent the German Economy Ministry a letter warning of the risks posed by using "untrusted vendors" in its 5G network. The letter comes amid tensions between Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the US.
Germany does not want to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei from building its 5G networks, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has said. The US has warned Huawei's equipment could be used to spy on other countries.
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