Huawei http://kplu.org en China, telecommunications and national security collide http://kplu.org/post/china-telecommunications-and-national-security-collide <p>China&#39;s largest telecommunications company has a &quot;trust issue.&quot;</p><p><a href="http://www.huawei.com/en/">Huawei</a>&nbsp;is headquartered in Shenzhen, China. It manufactures equipment for telephone and broadband networks. The only larger telecom in the world is Swedish-based <a href="http://www.ericsson.com/thecompany/company_facts/facts_figures">Ericsson</a>.</p><p>The Australian government recently announced <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/253416/china_calls_australias_ban_on_huawei_unjust.html">Huawei&nbsp;would not be allowed to bid</a> on that country&#39;s <a href="http://www.nbn.gov.au/about-the-nbn/">National Broadband Network</a>, due to security concerns.</p><p><a href="http://www.stratnews.com/">Strategic News Service</a> publisher <a href="http://www.stratnews.com/aboutmark.php">Mark Anderson</a> was in Australia at the time, and applauds the decision. He talks about it with KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer on this month&#39;s edition of <em>The Digital Future.</em></p><p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 4830 at http://kplu.org China, telecommunications and national security collide