Officials from over 30 nations have proposed a set of principles to ensure the security of next generation cellular networks amid issues over the use of gear produced by China’s Huawei.
Where they had been discussing safety of new 5G networks, the non-binding suggestions were published at the conclusion of a two-day meeting in Prague.
The U.S. has been calling allies to ban Huawei from fresh 5G networks over concerns China’s authorities will force the company to give it access to data for cyberespionage. Huawei has denied the allegations.
The proposals of friday seemed to reflect security issues. It is said that the”safety and threat assessment of vendors and network technologies” must be taken into consideration, and”the general risk of impact on a provider by a third party nation.”