Global digital wars take Australia hostage

November 3, 2013
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“In a single week the world’s largest telecommunications equipment provider, Huawei, has swung from the prospect of being triumphantly welcomed back into Australia’s national broadband network to having Prime Minister Tony Abbott humiliatingly reaffirm Labor’s ban on China’s national champion.

Yet one of the most remarkable features of the untold Huawei story is how right up to December 2011 its top Australian executives thought they would be appointed a key NBN supplier when local intelligence agencies had blackballed the company in mid 2008.”

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