Telefonica phasing out of chinese Huawei at the entrance to the next-generation mobile networks.
The large Spanish telephone company Telefonica will drastically reduce the amount of equipment from the chinese ibm users and business partners with Huawei to build a 5G network.
It informs the company. This is happening at a time when in a number of western countries are suspicions that Huawei might be used by China for spying.
Equipment from Huawei to be used in the first stage, when the 5G network is to be rolled out in Spain and Germany - the company's two key markets, it says.
But under the "massive erection" of 5G, which is expected in 2022, "will Telefonica to gradually reduce the Huaweis presence" in the central parts of the new network, writes the company.
It is expected that the procurement of equipment for 5G from Huawei will stop in 2024.
today, the vast majority of mobile phone users on a 4G network. With the next generation - 5G - could be conducted far more data through the network.
the Huawei was on the way to having to set up a 5G network for TDC in Denmark. TDC saddled on earlier in the year. It happened at a time when huawei's role had become a political pawn between China and the UNITED states.
It now becomes instead the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson, which will be responsible for TDC's 5G network.
American efterretningschefer says that you can't trust Huawei, and that it may threaten national security. It has a number of operators in the west listened to and decided to select Huawei from to build the next-generation telecom network.
Both Huawei and the chinese state denies all the charges. The Huawei is a private company.
/ritzau/AFPUpdated Date: 18 December 2019, 20:00