India investigates Huawei, ZTE gear -- report

Indian government will reportedly set up a lab in Bangalore to test equipment from the Chinese network-gear makers to ensure its security.

The Indian government is launching a investigation over Huawei and ZTE equipment, following increased scrutiny on China's alleged involvement in cyberspying.

Sina Tech reported this on Thursday, citing an official from India's Department of Telecommunications. The official said the ministry knows about the concerns of Indian intelligence agencies and os expediting the developing of systems for testing the networking equipment of foreign manufacturers, which could also include the likes of Cisco Systems and Alcatel.

A lab reportedly will be set up in Bangalore, where the gear will be tested.

Read more of "Huawei, ZTE under probe by Indian government" at ZDNet.

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