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The big 5G decision: Huawei allowed limited role in UK network projects

January 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The UK government will allow Huawei to provide some equipment for the country’s 5G networks – but the Chinese company will not be allowed to be involved with the sensitive ‘core’ parts of 5G networks.

The government also said there will be a new 35% cap on the use of equipment from what it terms as ‘high risk vendors’ – including Huawei – in non-sensitive parts of the network.

However, the decision falls far short of the total ban on the use of Huawei equipment in 5G networks that the US government, in particular, had been demanding.

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