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Huawei Should Be Banned From Canada's 5G, Rogers Vice Chair Says

  • Idea of Huawei controlling communication system is ‘crazy’
  • Chinese firm has said company is independent, network secure
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Huawei CEO on 5G Development

Huawei Technologies Co. poses too big of a threat to Canada and should be banned from its 5G network, according to the vice chairman of Rogers Communications Inc.

While Huawei is cheaper and sophisticated compared with other alternatives, its close relationship to the Chinese government is troubling, Philip Lind said. The company would be obliged to do the government’s bidding, he said.