Huawei agrees to meet UK 5G security demands - FT

Huawei agrees to meet UK 5G security demands - FT

China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has agreed to demands by UK security officials to address risks found in its equipment and software in a bid to avoid being shut out from future 5G telecoms networks, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

The company logo is seen at the office of Huawei in Beijing
The company logo is seen at the office of Huawei in Beijing, December 6, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

REUTERS: China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has agreed to demands by UK security officials to address risks found in its equipment and software in a bid to avoid being shut out from future 5G telecoms networks, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

At a meeting this week between Huawei executives and senior officials from GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre, the telecoms provider has agreed to a series of technical demands which will change its practices in the UK, the FT reported, citing two people with knowledge of the discussions.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)

Source: Reuters

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