Brazil backs US transparent 5G networks call

Mobile World Live 11.11.2020 1 min read
Brazil backs US transparent 5G networks call

Brazil joined a US-led proposal for building transparent and reliable 5G networks, representing another blow to Chinese vendor Huawei which is regarded as the main target of the scheme.

The alliance was unveiled by US Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach, during a visit in the South American nation.

He noted the tie-up was part of a broader partnership between Japan, the US and Brazil aimed at ensuring “a secure, trusted, and vibrant communication network ecosystem” and developing a common approach “to the deployment of transparent and secure 5G networks based on the foundation of free and fair competition, transparency, and the rule of law”, in line with their national laws, policy priorities and international obligations.

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