Swedish CEO of the multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson Borje Erkhlom speaks during his visit at the Vivatech start-ups and innovation fair, in Paris on May 16, 2019. (Photo by Philippe LOPEZ / AFP)

Ericsson chief executive dismisses Huawei challenge to disclose source code, saying it creates ‘false sense of security’

  • Sweden’s Ericsson is competing with China’s Huawei and Finland’s Nokia in supplying the telecoms gear needed for ultra-fast 5G networks
  • Huawei had challenged rivals to subject their equipment to same level of scrutiny and testing as the Chinese firm’s
Topic |   5G

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Swedish CEO of the multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson Borje Erkhlom speaks during his visit at the Vivatech start-ups and innovation fair, in Paris on May 16, 2019. (Photo by Philippe LOPEZ / AFP)
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A Huawei logo is seen at an exhibition during the World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Huawei’s chip unit says it prepared years ago for doomsday scenario of US tech ban

  • Huawei chip unit HiSilicon said it anticipated US may cut off access to advanced components and technology
  • Backup plan should ensure continuity of supply for most of Huawei’s products, HiSilicon president says in memo
Topic |   Huawei

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A Huawei logo is seen at an exhibition during the World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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