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The Council adopted conclusions on the significance of 5G

10.12.2019

On 3 December 2019, the Council of the European Union adopted the conclusions on the significance of 5G to the economy of the European Union and the need to mitigate security risks connected to 5G. The conclusions support the findings in the European 5G Risk Assessment published in October 2019 by the member states coordination group on network and information security.

The conclusions implicate that 5G networks will be built as part of the crucial infrastructure for the maintenance of societal and economic functions. 5G network security requires a comprehensive and risk-based approach. It can be seen as a constant process starting with choosing the vendors and lasting the whole way through the production of the network and the lifetime of the operation of the networks. Read more here.

To catch up with the EU 5G deployment topic, read previous article (What happened at the Digital Transport Days? 5G Strategic Deployment Agenda, EU Member States Complete National 5G Risk Assessments) and visit the EU press releases website.

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