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Security concerns should be addressed before adopting 5G: Airtel

Aug 06, 2019 - The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has cautioned that security concerns should be addressed before adopting 5G in India, even if it means pushing the rollout back by 12-18 months.Telecom equipment making rivals Nokia and Huawei countered, saying security aspects shouldn't be overplayed, and that India should not waste time before adopting 5G. But they differed on the broader issue of security, with the Finnish company saying security around 5G was also a geopolitical matter, and not just ...