Germany’s Telefonica Deutschland picks Ericsson for 5G core network over Huawei
- Telefonica Deutschland says the choice to use equipment from Swedish supplier Ericsson will safeguard the security of its next-generation services
- Germany’s three main operators are removing China’s Huawei from their network cores
“As a network operator serving the most mobile customers in Germany we have a special social responsibility to provide secure networks,” Telefonica Deutschland CEO Markus Haas said in a statement on Tuesday.
Telefonica Deutschland will build a complete 5G core network with full cloud compatibility into its infrastructure this year, enabling it to handle increasing data volumes and support 5G features like network slicing and edge computing.