Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Italy inches closer to Huawei ban with veto over Fastweb deal

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 26 October 20

According to sources, the government has blocked Swisscom’s Italian arm, Fastweb, from signing a 5G core network deal with Chinese vendor Huawei

Sources suggest that the Italian government has blocked telco Fastweb from signing a deal with Huawei regarding 5G core network equipment. One anonymous source said that Fastweb was overly reliant on the company and had been asked to “diversify its suppliers”.   Italy has been a hot topic for Huawei recently…

Sources suggest that the Italian government has blocked telco Fastweb from signing a deal with Huawei regarding 5G core network equipment. One anonymous source said that Fastweb was overly reliant on the company and had been asked to “diversify its suppliers”.   Italy has been a hot topic for Huawei recently…

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