“The case with Telia is rather complicated – the equipment is already in the network, in the public communication. I believe we will shortly talk about risk assessment. I cannot disclose all information – it is classified but Telia plays a special role, it is among the most important in Lithuania, especially in the field of telecommunications, so it is subject to somewhat stricter state standards and rules,” Kerza, a vice-minister in charge of cyber security and hybrid resistance, told the portal.
In his words, it is important to make reasonable and evidence-based decisions instead of jumping to recommendations of not using telephones of certain manufacturers.
According to 15min.lt, US intelligence institutions gave a few reasons to the media in support of discarding the Huawei telephones. They say Huawei is a manufacturer close to the Chinese government, therefore, it leaks private user information to the country’s administration.