Am 19. March is supposed to start the auction of the 5G frequencies to the mobile service provider. This is not know, however, whether the technology of the Chinese market leader Huawei is safe.
Jens Eberl, WDR
in The opinion of the US President, Donald Trump is clear: if you build all the products from the Chinese provider Huawei, opens the spying the door. The US has banned Huawei network technology already. The government is urging other States to refrain from Expansion of their networks on technology of the Chinese. Now the Americans, Germany put pressure on them.
The Federal government is in a Dilemma. Your decision will have far-reaching consequences, says the technology editor of the Economist, Ludwig Stiegele, who also advises the planning staff of the foreign office: "Germany's attitude in the Huawei issue will affect the relations with China for years to come. You will determine how quickly the networks of the next-Generation mobile in the country."
In 5G is about more than faster data connections, it is the network of the future, especially for the industry. Sensors in industrial systems, self-driving cars, medical devices, and they all run about 5G. The versatility power of 5G but also more vulnerable to attacks. Who has access to the data flow of a country, can sabotage an entire economy.