The Central Government will prepare a list of companies providing telecom equipment in India. From which the country’s telecom company will be able to buy equipment. In such a situation, this decision of the government is being seen as a ban against some companies selling telecom equipment of China.
new Delhi. Amid the ongoing border dispute with China, the central government has taken a big decision on Wednesday. The central government made it clear that in order to protect the country, the central government will prepare a list of companies providing telecom equipment in India. From which the country’s telecom company will be able to buy equipment. In such a situation, this decision of the government is being seen as a ban against some companies selling telecom equipment of China.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while replying to the question of journalists said that, the Cabinet’s Security Committee has taken this decision to promote security in the telecom sector. At the same time, he refused to comment on seeing this decision linked to China.
Government alert after border dispute with China – In May this year, the border dispute between India and China started in Ladakh. Since then, the government has become cautious on the use of telecommunications equipment manufactured by China. Let us tell you, this vigilance has increased from the government to prevent theft of sensitive data.
India has not made such rules before – to promote telecom technology in the country. The government has always been welcoming all foreign companies. Which also included Huawei and ZTE Company of China. But after the ongoing border dispute with China, the Indian government started taking precautions in the purchase of telecom equipment. Due to which the central government excluded Chinese major company Huawei and ZTE for the development of 5G technology in the country
Chinese apps have been banned – After the border dispute with China in Ladakh, the government had banned 43 mobile apps of China for cybersecurity in November. Earlier in June, the government has banned 59 apps in China. Which included the popular app Tiktok and UC Browser. At the same time, in September, the government banned 118 apps in China. Which included apps like Pubg Mobile, WeChat Work.