Huawei and ZTE Ban in Australia Will Affect the Global Market

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3Q 2018 | IN-5259


Growing Distrust and the Ban from Providing 5G Technology Will Shape the International Market 


Chinese telecommunication vendor Huawei has been in the spotlight many times, not only because of its significant contribution to the upcoming 5G technology development and considerable product portfolio but also in relation to privacy concerns. The company was accused of shortcomings by the U.K. Government Communications Headquarters with regard to security issues, and it was suggested that Huawei may be implicated in hacking the Chinese-funded headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The U.S. government is already restricting the Chinese vendors; Huawei has also been banned from providing 5G technology in Australia due to security concerns. The company has already been excluded from participating in Australia’s National Broadband Network and blocked from laying submarine cables in the Solomon Sea in the Pacific Ocean. This ban from 5G is the next step in undermining the Chinese vendor’s activity in Australia’s $43 billion telecom market.Other recent signs of escal…

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