EU announces strict 5G guidelines, but no ban on Huawei

The plan urges EU member states to 'assess the risk profile of suppliers.'

Published: 29th January 2020 06:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2020 06:04 PM   |  A+A-

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BRUSSELS: The EU on Wednesday announced strict guidelines for new 5G communications infrastructure, urging member states to screen suppliers for security risks, but stopped short of banning Chinese giant Huawei.

The plan urges EU member states to "assess the risk profile of suppliers" and "apply relevant restrictions for suppliers considered to be high risk" accordingly, including shutting them out of "key assets defined as critical and sensitive".


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