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Mobile Phones: Foreign Companies

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 909279, tabled on 12 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential risk to national security of state-owned mobile network providers operating in UK markets.

Answered on

18 February 2019

The security of our telecoms is of paramount importance and Government will take appropriate action to address any national security risk arising in the telecoms sector.

There are currently no state-owned mobile network providers in the UK market.

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