Malaysia will conduct a study to find out the details before excluding Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from building its 5G infrastructure in Malaysia, inspite of amid growing fears of cyber-espionage among Western countries.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia has not found the company doing anything wrong in Malaysia, he mentioned that Malaysia will not be following other countries without any basis.
The Chinese telecommunications giant had called for open lines of communications with these governments in order to take action on any security concerns. In the UK, Huawei has agreed to security demands to address risks found in its equipment and software. Huawei currently has secured more than 25 commercial contracts and they have shipped more than 10,000 5G base stations to date.