ComCom says 5G build excluding Huawei could cost more

ComCom says 5G build excluding Huawei could cost more
Paul McBeth
By Paul McBeth May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Excluding Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies risks driving up the cost of building a 5G mobile network and undermining competition in its development, according to a draft mobile market study.  Spark New Zealand had planned to use Huawei kit for part of its 5G network, but its application was rejected by the Government Communications Security Bureau on national security grounds.  It uses Huawei for its radio access network - essentially the cell towers - but not its core network,...

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