Chinese companies "should not participate in the evolution of 5G in Portugal", says Robert Strayer

The US State Department's cyber policy officer, Robert Strayer, was in Lisbon to meet with ANACOM and the three Portuguese telecommunications operators and alert to the use of technology by Chinese companies, such as Huawei, on the mobile network.

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According to Robert Strayer, these organizations "should not participate in the evolution of 5G in Portugal", advances Lusa.

In a conversation with journalists, the deputy deputy secretary of state made clear the United States' position regarding the implementation of 5G networks with Chinese technology.

We are concerned about how this could have a potential impact on our closest cooperation, said the official.

"It will be very important to have reliable technology in Portugal as well as in the United States to ensure that we continue to share information in the way we need to maintain that kind of operational rhythm and cooperation," stressed Robert Strayer, recalling the economic and security relationship between two countries.