Swedish court suspends Huawei 5G ban
November 11 According to a report on the website of Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao on November 10, a Stockholm court has suspended Sweden’s ban on China’s Huawei, which attempts to exclude it from the country’s 5G construction.
The report pointed out that Stockholm Senior Judge John Lundmark said in a statement late on Monday: “The court concluded that Huawei has the right to appeal the decision. The suspension of the injunction means that when the court hears the case, Conditions related to the use of Huawei products are no longer valid.”
According to reports, Sweden’s 5G spectrum auction is scheduled to start on November 10. The Swedish Postal and Telecommunications Administration (PTS) announced on October 20 that Huawei and ZTE are banned from participating in the country’s 5G wireless network construction on the grounds of security concerns.
The report pointed out that Huawei claimed that the ban was unfair and unacceptable. It was based entirely on unfounded speculation and would weaken the competitiveness of the industry.
According to reports, Huawei also filed an appeal on Friday, calling on the court to immediately suspend the ban before the spectrum auction begins.
According to a Reuters report in Stockholm on November 9, the Swedish telecom regulator PTS suspended the auction of 5G spectrum on Monday. Earlier, a court suspended a PTS decision to exclude Huawei from 5G network construction.
According to the report, Sweden followed in the footsteps of the United Kingdom last month, banning the use of Huawei equipment in the country’s 5G network on the grounds of national security risks, and required companies participating in the 5G spectrum auction to remove Huawei’s products before January 1, 2025. Parts.
The report pointed out that the auction was originally scheduled to start on Tuesday, and Nokia and Ericsson may benefit, because PTS has asked companies participating in the auction to remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from their infrastructure.