Beyond Business

Talking Telecoms: are concerns over China's rising giants overdone?

Does the world trust China, and does the world trust Chinese companies? In this edition, we're honing in on the telecoms sector where two Chinese companies, Huawei and ZTE, are emerging as forces to be reckoned with. Their rise is controversial and it has sparked security concerns in the West. Lawmakers in France and the United States suspect the company of being close to China's Communist party and military.