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‘No more Huawei’: Vodafone CEO expects telcos to dump Chinese suppliers
Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta believes the government’s decision to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment providers from Australia’s high-speed 5G rollout means Huawei will be phased out from all local mobile networks.
- Jennifer Duke
Vodafone uses equipment from Swedish supplier Ericsson in the core its 3G and 4G mobile networks where sensitive information processing takes place, and Finland’s Nokia and China’s Huawei for non-core parts.
The Australian government banned Huawei on security grounds in August, making it the first country of…