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10/11, 11:48 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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EU identifies 5G security risks from foreign suppliers - report

The European Union completed a risk assessment of 5G networks and identified a "series of specific security threats posed by foreign vendors" of equipment, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing unnamed officials close to the matter and private assessment documents.

According to the private analysis, EU government are particularly concerned about threats from countries with "no democratic and legal restriction in place."

The assessment comes after the United States has repeatedly urged European countries to ban telecommunications equipment from Chinese companies, particularly Huawei, from their 5G networks due to alleged security concerns.

Breaking the News / NP