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Australian government blocked Huawei submarine cable project wants to lay their own

via:CnBeta     time:2017/12/31 17:32:07     readed:362

The Australian government is prepared to stop Huawei from laying more than 4,000 kilometers of submarine cables from Sydney to Solomon Islands, the article said. And he said that he would fund this project, which is about $78 million, and Jonason Parek, an analyst at the Lowy Institute for International Policy Research, an Australian think-tank, said, " The Huawei deal has alerted Australian intelligence services. "

The article said Australia has privately said that it will not give this project cable access rights Huawei.

A Solomon Islands spokesman said that an assessment team from Australia recently visited the country and the country has shown "great interest" in the proposal to use development assistance to co-fund the cable. The spokesman said: "Of course, if the Solomon Islands government accepted the Australian proposal, there is no doubt that Huawei's deal had to be canceled."

The article concludes that undersea fiber optic cables are crucial to global communications and carry about 97% of Internet traffic, including e-mail and $ 10 trillion worth of funds per day.

The article said Huawei's success has also attracted accusations from rivals that they claim that Huawei benefited from subsidies from the Chinese government and were able to obtain large contracts at below-cost prices.

The article said that in the United States and Australia after the security agencies expressed concerns that Huawei has been prohibited bidding for some countries contracts. Other Western countries, including Britain and New Zealand, have all along been warmly welcomes Huawei's investment.

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