Sweden Restricts Its Own Telecommunications Company From Using Huawei Equipment
The Swedish Postal and Telecommunications Administration announced last month that Swedish companies partaking within the sell-off are denied from utilizing Huawei or ZTE’s 5G hardware, and those in utilize must be supplanted by early 2025. In response, Huawei Sweden issued a statement on the 6th Beijing time stating that Huawei Sweden appealed on November 5 the administrative decision adopted by the Swedish Postal and Telecommunications Administration (PTS) on October 20, requesting the Stockholm Administrative Court to issue a temporary injunction and immediately Stop the implementation of this administrative decision and revoke the restrictive requirements on Huawei in the decision.
On November 5, Sweden Huawei appealed the administrative decision adopted by the Swedish Postal and Telecommunications Administration (PTS) on October 20, requesting the Stockholm Administrative Court to issue a temporary injunction, immediately stop the execution of this administrative decision, and revoke the decision regarding Huawei. Restrictive requirements.
The administrative decision of the Swedish (PTS) violated legal procedures, did not fully inquire and solicit opinions, did not provide any facts, evidence, or legal reasons, and lacked neutrality, independence, and objectivity.
Huawei is a private company operating globally. We are committed to becoming a contributor to the Swedish ICT industry. We have never had any major cybersecurity incidents in the past 20 years of operation in Sweden. We did not, do not, and will not pose any threat to Sweden’s cyber-security in the past.
We understand the Swedish government’s concerns about cyber-security and welcome any non-discriminatory, unbiased, fact-based cyber-security requirements, clear and verifiable technical standards, and open and transparent procedures. Based on this, Huawei is willing to fully cooperate with operators and PTS to meet their 5G infrastructure security requirements.
We believe that the courts will hear cases fairly and impartially, protect and respect Huawei’s legitimate rights and interests, and at the same time, protect and respect the rights of the Swedish ICT industry and consumers.