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Boris Johnson may let Huawei access UK’s 5G network

October 28, 2019


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seemingly following predecessor Theresa May’s lead by preparing to give Huawei access to “non-contentious” parts of the country’s 5G network, according to the Sunday Times. The move could frustrate US President Donald Trump, who banned Huawei overs its alleged links to the Chinese government.

The UK government apparently observed that some of Huawei’s technology isn’t available in the West, so Britain’s next-generation wireless infrastructure could be left behind if it doesn’t do business with the Chinese company. A decision is expected in November, the Sunday Times reported.

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