The EU should take a stand against the spreading of disinformation about 5G networks and do more to increase public awareness on the issue, 15 countries, including Poland, have written in a letter to the European Commission (EC).
Deputy Foreign Minister Piotr Wawrzyk told the Sejm (lower house) Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday that Poland is in discussions with Chinese 5G network providers, but they will have to meet Polish requirements in line with EU recommendations.
Digital Affairs Minister Marek Zagorski and his counterparts from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have signed a memorandum summing up their countries' to-date cooperation in introducing 5G and Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) solutions.
Diversity is the strength of the Polish economy during the coronavirus epidemic, Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński said on Monday at the opening of the 3rd Development Visions Forum in Gdynia, northern Poland.
Although Mateusz Morawiecki made no mention of China by name it was clear he had the Asian super-power in his sights when he issued his warning in an opinion piece for the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, published on Thursday.
Poland and the United States signed a joint declaration on 5G technology in Washington on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump announced.
The companies said that a proof of concept project being tested since April last year had been a success and that it can now be rolled out internationally.
The government on Tuesday passed amendments to Poland's National Broadband Plan, which has been adjusted to meet the EC's new e-communication targets.
Warsaw has the biggest chance to be the first Polish city to operate 5G mobile communications technology, Digital Affairs Minister Marek Zagorski said on Wednesday, adding that the decision will depend on the results of a 3.6 GHz frequency auction.
Poland has still not launched a fully functional 5G communications network, but more and more Polish cities are planned to have 5G tests and, next year, one of them may implement the network for commercial use, the Gazeta Wyborcza daily wrote on Tuesday.