United Kingdom—Huawei 5G Equipment Banned In Wake Of U.S. Sanctions

British Broadcasting Corp. | 07/15/2020

The British government says it will ban Chinese telecom firm Huawei from supplying 5G equipment for U.K. telecommunications networks in light of U.S. sanctions on the company, reports BBC News. On Tuesday, Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden announced that British telecommunications firms will be required to halt all purchases of Huawei equipment by Dec. 31 and must remove all Huawei 5G equipment from their networks by 2027. The move marks a reversal from the U.K.'s previous policy to...

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