SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 04/2019

Huawei may equip DB radio network

April 2019 | Redaktion

DB does not have to terminate its 2015 contract with the Chinese technology group Huawei to expand the radio system. The Handelsblatt reports that the German government has rejected the plan to exclude Huawei from the expansion of the 5G network due to safety concerns. Instead, it would tighten the security check for every supplier. The DB does not want to know anything about a security risk, however, the GSM-R radio is a closed system. Since trains could be remotely controlled with it in the future, the GSM network at Deutsche Bahn would rank below security level one, according to the newspaper....