2degrees laments loss of competition as spy agency bans Huawei from 5G

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 28 Nov 2018

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Mobile telecommunications operator 2degrees says the decision to ban Huawei from involvement in the roll-out of the country's 5G network for national security reasons "will be a real disappointment for competition". The Government Communications Security Bureau announced today that it had assessed the use of the Chinese company's equipment in the 5G network after an approach from Spark New Zealand and had "informed Spark that a significant network security risk was identified". The decision...

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