New Zealand's largest telecoms carrier Spark said on Wednesday that the country's intelligence agency had barred it from using equipment provided by China's Huawei in its 5Gnetwork as it posed "significant national security risks".
The move follows reports the US is urging its allies to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from 5G roll-outs over cyber security fears.
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