China, telecommunications and national security collide
From NPR and KPLU Radio:
China’s largest telecommunications company has a “trust issue.”
Huawei is headquartered in Shenzhen, China. It manufactures equipment for telephone and broadband networks. The only larger telecom in the world is Swedish-based Ericsson.
The Australian government recently announced Huawei would not be allowed to bid on that country’s National Broadband Network, due to security concerns.
Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson was in Australia at the time, and applauds the decision. He talks about it with KPLU’s Dave Meyer on this month’s edition of The Digital Future.
Listen to the interview here.