A number of European countries are grabbling with the security risks surrounding 5G technology. Photo: AFP

Belgian security services call for stricter 5G protections as Huawei concerns cast shadow over European debate

  • Country’s telecoms minister Philippe De Backer tells parliament it had been recommended that the security level be raised so that government could place restrictions on ‘unreliable’ suppliers
  • The US has already excluded the Chinese telecoms giant from its network and European countries are now debating whether to follow suit
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A number of European countries are grabbling with the security risks surrounding 5G technology. Photo: AFP
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Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy

Simone McCarthy joined the Post in 2018. She previously wrote about China tech, business and society for SupChina and has a bachelor's in literature from Yale University and a master's from Columbia Journalism School.