Saturday January 18, 2020

Irish telcos use Huawei in face of Trump claims

Many firms are sticking with the Chinese company despite its recent rows with the US

16th June, 2019
Huawei has repeatedly denied posing any security risk and says it is a private, employee-owned company Pic: Bloomberg

Irish operators using Huawei to roll out services in the coming years remain committed to working with the Chinese giant despite concerns that its technology could be used to conduct state espionage.

A range of operators in Ireland have inked deals with Huawei in recent years and show little appetite to distance themselves from the Chinese firm despite accusations that have swirled around the firm since the end of 2018.

The Trump administration has urged countries...

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