Verizon Communications chief executive Hans Vestberg interviewed during the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York on Thursday. Photo: Invision via AP

Verizon CEO warns against separate 5G standards, saying the world would suffer

  • Hans Vestberg says the technology ‘is ultimately one of the most important infrastructures for the 21st century’
  • He avoided taking a stand on the US ban of Huawei, but said any split in 5G standards would affect all sectors
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Verizon Communications chief executive Hans Vestberg interviewed during the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York on Thursday. Photo: Invision via AP
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The EU report warned against overreliance on a single supplier. EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET

EU cybersecurity report says members can ban firms from 5G networks – but declines to name China or Huawei

  • Commission identifies ‘state-backed’ actors from outside EU as major security threat but declines to ‘jump to a conclusion’ about Chinese tech giant
  • Report echoes Washington’s warnings about Huawei by warning there is a risk products will have ‘back doors’ inserted into them
Topic |   5G

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The EU report warned against overreliance on a single supplier. EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET
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