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Romania bans Huawei from its 5G network

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Romanian President Klaus Iohannis signed a bill last Friday (June 11) that essentially bans China’s Huawei from being involved in the country’s 5G networks ami...

US designates Huawei, four other Chinese tech firms national security threats

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday designated five Chinese tech firms as posing an "unacceptable risk" to national security. The companies include Chinese telecommunica...

Finland introduces telecom security law without mentioning China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new telecom security law adopted by Finland could be used against 5G systems from China, even though its wording remained vague, reports said Wednesday (Dec. 9). The ...

UK to ban new Huawei gear installations after Sept

LONDON (AP) — Wireless carriers in the U.K. won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks after September 2021, the British government said Monday, hardening its line ag...

UK telecom companies face big fines under new security law

LONDON (AP) — Telecom companies in Britain face hefty fines if they don't comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed in Parliament on Tuesday that is aimed at blocking high-risk eq...

Romania moves to ban Huawei from its 5G network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced on Sunday (Nov. 1) that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei would be banned from its 5G network. Huawei “does not meet c...

White House official guarantees freedom of navigation in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has promised that the American government will ensure freedom of navigation in the Taiwan Strait in response to Beijing&#...

Huawei 5G faces setbacks in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huawei was hit with two setbacks last week after Sweden and Italy made moves against the Chinese telecommunications firm’s 5G rollout in Europe. Sweden announced ...

UK lawmakers warn Huawei 5G may need to be banned earlier

LONDON (AP) — A committee of British lawmakers is urging the government to consider banning Chinese technology giant Huawei from next-generation mobile phone networks two years earlier than planned. ...

Opinion: Europe will not follow the US 'China-free' 5G strategy

On August 5, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a program called "The Clean Network," which he claimed will protect US network infrastructure from "malign interference" by ...

France won't ban Huawei but favors European 5G systems

French President Emmanuel Macron says France is not excluding Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its upcoming 5G telecommunication networks but favors European providers for security reasons. The Fr...

Taiwan's MediaTek claims insignificant impact as US squeezes Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MediaTek issued a statement during Tuesday's (Aug. 18) trading session that the new restrictions on Huawei will not significantly impact its business in the short term...

China threatens UK with 'consequences' over Hong Kong

China on Tuesday warned the UK of "consequences" a day after the British government suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, in response to Beijing's controversial new security l...

Taiwan’s digital minister depicts Chinese telecom equipment as ‘Trojan Horse’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s digital minister has warned of the danger of including Chinese equipment in telecom infrastructure, likening its use to bringing in a “Trojan Horse.&r...

UK decision on Huawei 5G phase out not yet certain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plans to phase Huawei out of the United Kingdom’s 5G phone networks have yet to be decided, but a government update will be released before July 22. The governmen...