The US government is trying to persuade wireless and Internet service providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from…
The US government is trying to persuade wireless and Internet service providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies, reported the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
US officials have come to their government’s counterparts and telecom administrators in friendly countries where Huawei equipment is already largely what they see as cyber-security risks, according to the WSJ report, which cite named people who are familiar with the situation.
Huawei has recently been reviewed in the United States recently. 19659002] Leaders for intelligence agencies and others have said they are worried that Huawei and other Chinese companies can be seen to the Chinese government or the government party of the Communist Party, which increases the risk of espionage.
Washington has considered increasing financial support for telecommunications development in countries that obscure Chinese-made equipment, WSJ reported.
One of the government’s concerns is based on the use of Chinese telecom equipment in countries hosting US military bases, such as Germany, Italy and Japan.
An American commercial spokesman said in a statement that the department would be wary of possible threats to US security. Huawei did not respond immediately to a Reuters request for comment.