Roussat also revealed that the installation of Huawei’s mobile equipment was already halted in the cities of Brest, Strasbourg, Toulouse and Rennes, according to the report.
In July, Guillaume Poupard, head of the French cybersecurity agency ANSSI, said in an interview with local media Les Echos that government authorizations lasting three to eight years would be granted to French carriers who were already using the Huawei’s 5G equipment, but discouraged them. who were not using Huawei’s equipment to switch to Huawei in an effort to avoid total reliance on Chinese company technology.
The United States has tightened the screws on its allies to kick Huawei’s equipment off its 5G networks. The continued efforts paid off last month, when the UK government said it would completely phase out all existing Huawei equipment by the end of 2027, a major reversal from the country’s January decision to grant to Chinese society limited access to its next generation. wireless network.
Contact reporter Ding Yi ([email protected])
Related: France will not ban but will discourage use of Huawei 5G equipment, official says