RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s federal government is planning to commission a fifth-generation (5G) wireless network exclusively for its own use with security requirements for equipment suppliers separate from nationwide networks, according to a document seen by Reuters.
The plan, to be published in the Federal Gazette, calls for a 5G network limited to the Federal District, where the capital Brasília is located.
The government is preparing a spectrum auction this year for 5G networks, weighing security concerns that have led some countries to exclude China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as a supplier for those next . . .