The Merkel Cabinet had proposed a compromise that imposes partial restrictions.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a potential revolt in Parliament by lawmakers seeking to override her China policy and effectively ban equipment supplier Huawei Technologies Co. from the country's fifth-generation wireless network. A bill drafted by lawmakers in Merkel's ruling coalition stipulates that German authorities should be able to exclude "untrustworthy" 5G equipment vendors from "core as well as peripheral networks". While the draft doesn't explicitly name Huawei, it's tailored to the Chinese company and comes after months of debate about 5G security.Telefonica SA's German unit, which operates the country's second-largest wireless network, earlier this week said it picked Huawei and Nokia to take an equal role in supplying its 5G network upgrade.
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