but when the trains stop, someone's bound to notice.
Maybe after a couple weeks of no-service, otherwise people will just thank "bah, trains just late again, I'll take the bus/taxi".
Huawei has won another sizeable contract, this time in Australia, and with it come the all-too-common accusations that the company is a national security risk. The contract in question is an LTE-based 1800MHz rail radio network worth AU$136m (£76.4m) for the State of Western Australia's Public Transport Authority (PTA). Huawei …
Hmm, this reporter evidently isn't in Blighty, where the trains have been kind-of stopped for months now. Is there an evil government (other than our own) we can blame?
Does Oz have a problem with other Chinese suppliers of IT/comms kit? And on a slightly similar note, are they on the anti-Kaspersky bandwagon?
The Aus Federal Government is really sending mixed messages here. Huawei bad for NBN & 5G but fine for rail projects. Hmmm don't know what to think. I know I see alot of companies deploying Huawei Enterprise routing & switching gear in Western Australia. So companies seem fine to the "risk".
Then there's another part to this story about how Huawei won the contract. Did free all expenses trips & gifts to government ministers when in opposition help grease the wheels?
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