Huawei appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden


By Helena Soderpalm and Supantha Mukherjee
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Huawei has appealed against Sweden’s decision to exclude the Chinese telecoms equipment maker from 5G networks, the Swedish telecoms regulator PTS said on Friday.
“What happens now is we will send the appeal to the administrative court of Stockholm. After that, they will handle this case,” a PTS spokesman said.
Sweden last month banned Huawei [HWT.UL] and peer ZTE from its 5G network, joining other European nations that have restricted the role of Chinese suppliers on security grounds.
“We think the decision that has been taken is not good for customers nor for Sweden in general,” Kenneth Fredriksen, Huawei’s Executive Vice President, Central East Europe and Nordic Region, told Reuters.

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