From top: Guo Ping, Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating CEO, with then Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in 2017, when Mr Ping announced new investments which brought Huawei’s R&D spend in Ireland to $21 million (17.7 million) in that year alone; Minister for Trade, Business & Employment Pat Breen with Mr Ping opening Huawei’s expanded Dublin offices last October
Further to the UK’s ban of Huawei from the country’s 5G networks over security fears, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson supporting America’s assertion that the telecom giant is an agent of the Chinese Communist Party.
The Irish Government may soon face questions from security experts over Huawei 5G networking equipment…
Operators have until 2027 to remove the Chinese operator’s 5G technological equipment from networks there.
The move could mean disruption for Border residents here, with most operators using Huawei in part of their networks.