I think Huawei is choosing not to disclose all 5G contracts in order to prevent the U.S. from continuing to get involved. Yes, this was mentioned in the article, but it seems better that they do not reveal the details. I wouldn`t do it if this crazy president came after me. We asked Huawei why and we were told it was because of their customers when the deals will be announced. So the conclusion is that none of its customers have given Huawei permission to go public, which seems strange. Or maybe not. It`s no secret that business with Huawei is now having a major geopolitical impact, so perhaps all of its 5G partners want to silence this fact, for fear of attracting the attention of the United States. This is in stark contrast to Ericsson and Nokia, both of which have publicly accessible sites, which not only offer a live sum of their 5G deals (Ericsson says “5G commercial deals or contracts”, which sounds a bit slippery), they also call as many of them as they have been authorized and even indicate how many live networks their kit is present. Ericsson is particularly transparent in this regard. “Belgium was 100 percent dependent on Chinese suppliers for its radio networks – and NATO and EU personnel were phoning on those networks,” said John Strand, an independent Danish telecommunications consultant. European countries, from the UK to Sweden, have announced plans to boot Huawei devices from their telecommunications infrastructure, where the company has played a limited, though important, role in the past.
Brussels, the Belgian capital, is home to the NATO alliance and the executive and parliament of the European Union, making it a special affair for the US secret services. The companies did not disclose any importance for the contracts. The Huawei CAP database builds on the work of other databases that track Chinese credit and technology projects, including the China Africa Research Initiative, AidData at the College of William & Mary, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute`s Mapping China`s Tech Giants, and the Lowy Institute`s Pacific Aid Map. So far, the US has largely ignored this aspect of China`s 5G industrial policy. It is ripe for coordinated action among the main nations participating in the 3GPP, namely the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea and India. Australia`s Huawei company said last month it would further reduce headcount and investment in the country amid tense relations between Beijing and Canberra. “Operators are sending a signal that it is important to have access to secure networks.” Hart has been involved in China`s domestic and foreign policy issues for nearly two decades. Prior to arriving at the center, she worked primarily in the information technology sector and helped U.S. companies understand China`s emerging industrial policy. Hart is currently a board member of the American Mandarin Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the professional development of current and future directors of U.S.-China relations. Within the 3GPP, Wang Zhiqin served for several terms as chairman of the 3GPP Project Coordination Group (PCG), the organization`s main configuration and decision-making body.47 Wang served in 2006, 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2019, either the presidency of the PCG or one of the three vice president positions.48 At his home in Beijing, Wang leads IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group and is deputy director of the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT). the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology`s think tank responsible for implementing China`s industrial policy in the 5G space.49 Wang`s daily task is to promote Chinese enterprises in the field of 5G, and their positions in the ITU are an important way to do so.
In a December 2017 interview, she referred to the usefulness of these positions and told a reporter for China`s Economic Information Daily that Chinese nationals hold at least 30 decisive positions in standard 5G distribution organizations and that these positions help expand Beijing`s influence over the standard implementation process.50 The 2007-2009 global financial crisis shook Huawei`s competitors and Huawei`s competitors. forced them to: cut spending. . . .