FILE PHOTO: SIM cards and 3d printed objects representing 5G are build aside on a motherboard in this listing illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic /Illustration
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark wants so to exclude 5G know-how suppliers from providing extreme infrastructure in Denmark in the occasion that they are doubtless to be no longer from worldwide locations notion of security allies, online know-how news outlet ITWatch reported on Monday.
“In mumble to defend Denmark and the Danes, we desire to collaborate with somebody with whom we have got already bought alliances,” Minister of Defence Trine Bramsen told ITWatch.
The defence ministry change into once no longer straight ready to comment when contacted by Reuters.
Nordic telecoms 3, Telia and Telenor rating but to amass a dealer for his or her 5G rollout in Denmark.
Final year, Denmark’s ideal single telecoms operator TDC picked Ericsson over Huawei for its 5G community. TDC acknowledged it change into once a industrial decision, but that it “change into once no longer blind” to trendy issues about Huawei and records security.
Shenzhen-essentially based fully mostly Huawei is at the centre of a row between China and the United States with Washington saying the corporate’s 5G know-how might perchance perchance maybe additionally very neatly be inclined as a backdoor stumble on channel for Beijing.
Huawei has denied the claims and countered the prices by saying the United States itself has a prolonged track fable of editing digital merchandise to get intelligence.
Final month, the Trump administration moved to block world chip presents to Huawei, spurring fears of Chinese retaliation, whereas Britain is having a research into any impact the U.S. sanctions might perchance perchance need on British networks and looking out for to diversify its sources of present.
Reporting by Nikolaj Skydsgaard and Stine Jacobsen, improving by Louise Heavens and David Evans