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Reuters reveals Deutsche Telekom tells Nokia to shape up, fearing Huawei curbs

Reuters reveals Deutsche Telekom tells Nokia to shape up, fearing Huawei curbs

Reuters exclusively reported that Deutsche Telekom has told supplier Nokia it must improve its products and service to win business installing the German group’s 5G wireless networks in Europe. Europe’s biggest telecoms operator has dropped Nokia as a provider of radio gear from all but one of its dozen markets in the region and documents show the German group considered Nokia the worst performer among all suppliers in 5G tests and deployments. But faced with the threat of restrictions on China’s Huawei - its dominant supplier of network equipment - Deutsche Telekom has decided to give Nokia another chance to mend their relationship.