New Zealand bans Huawei equipment in 5G upgrades

In February this year, ABC NET AU reported that Chinese tourists were boycotting New Zealand after they banned the use of Huawei equipment. The mobile company Sparks was not allowed to use any of their technology in their 5D upgrades. The New Zealand Tourism board indicates that Chinese tourists are the second largest group of visitors in the tourism sector in the country. According to the Guardian, “a significant network security risk was identified," the director of GCSB said.