US and EU warn Malaysia on Huawei 5G deal

The US government and the European Union (EU) have warned Malaysia not to allow Huawei to build out its 5G (opens in new tab) network infrastructure, claiming it might undermine national security and close the doors to other investors. 

As per the Financial Times, in December 2022, Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim initiated a review of the 5G network buildout contract given to the Swedish giant Ericsson. Allegedly, the awarding process wasn’t fully transparent.


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