‘Assertions that any Chinese technology in any part of a 5G network represents an unacceptable risk are nonsense,’ Robert Hannigan said. Photo: AFP

Former British surveillance head says calls to freeze Chinese companies out of 5G telecoms in Western countries are ‘short on technical understanding’

  • Former surveillance chief says countries should base decisions on Chinese involvement in telecoms on technical expertise and risk assessment, not politics
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‘Assertions that any Chinese technology in any part of a 5G network represents an unacceptable risk are nonsense,’ Robert Hannigan said. Photo: AFP
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