• Wed, Jan 29, 2020
  • Huawei gets limited role in UK 5G network
    Huawei will be excluded from core technology and kept away from military and nuclear sites, reports say.
    Huawei gets limited role in UK 5G network
    The UK has decided to let China's Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, including banning its equipment in the network's sensitive parts , like the core, and capping the presence of its kit in the network's periphery to 35 per cent, reports said on Tuesday. Huawei will also be excluded from areas near military bases and nuclear sites, the BBC reported. The decision by the Boris Johnson government came despite pressure from the US and a section of Conservative MPs on grounds of national security. While a Trump administration official said the US is disappointed with the decision, Republican and former Speaker of the US House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, described it as a strategic defeat for his country. On the other hand, China had warned Britain that there could be substantial repercussions to...
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