President, Donald Trump has said U.S. companies by decree the use of telecommunications technology, which is classified as a risk to the national security of the United States. To this end, he called for a national state of emergency in the telecommunications sector. As the main objective of the measure is the Chinese technology group Huawei. The US government will do everything it can “to protect America from foreign enemies,” said trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. A representative of the White house declared that the measure was directed against a particular country or company. It is safe to say that the debate on the possible threats to cyber security due to Huawei’s technology is behind trump’s decree.

Huawei warns of a more expensive Alternative,

Huawei criticised the “inappropriate restrictions” by the US government. To limit the operations of Huawei in the United States, will not make the country “safer and stronger”, but only cause the USA would have to rely on the “inferior and more expensive Alternatives,” the company said.

Huawei is one of the world’s largest telecommunications and network supplier. The technique of the group also plays in the establishment of 5G mobile networks have an important role, the vehicles should, in turn, a number of key technologies, such as networked factories or Autonomous to prepare the way.

Spies for China?

The United States feared, however, that Huawei technology could be a gateway for Chinese espionage and Sabotage. Mainly at the instigation of the United States, several countries classified the company as a potential danger to cyber security. Also in Germany is being discussed about a possible involvement of the Chinese company on the Development of 5G networks to be controversial. Huawei itself is all related to its independence from the Chinese state.

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How dangerous is Huawei?

The Chinese group Huawei is said to be directly in front of it, to be the world leader in Smartphones. Because of the conflict with the United States to the Development of 5G networks will not fit at all. The traditionally closed company is seeking to acquire the favor of Europe.

By Malte Mansholt nik / AFP