The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP
The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP

In banning Huawei and ZTE, Sweden calls China a national security threat

  • Prohibition has already drawn a response from Beijing, but stark description may lead to retaliation against telecoms giant Ericsson
  • Stockholm’s statement contrasts with other European countries that have been trying to deal with China more diplomatically

Topic |   Huawei
The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP
The Huawei Technologies booth at the PT Expo in Beijing last week. Sweden’s telecoms regulator said on Tuesday it was banning Huawei and ZTE from building new 5G networks in the country after officials called China one of Sweden’s biggest security threats. Photo: AP
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