German Of The Day: Abhängigkeit March 8, 2023 By Hermann Observer in Hard Facts, Helplessness, Hideology Tags: China, Dependency, Espionage, German, Germany, Huawei, Language, Spying, Switches, ZTE Leave a comment That means dependency. In this case, being dependent on China. Germany planning to ban Huawei, ZTE from parts of 5G networks. There is no evidence that China is spying with the help of the telecom equipment suppliers’ technology. Nevertheless, they are to be banned from the 5-G network – for fear of dependencies.