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UK government passes on the opportunity to ban Huawei from its 5G rollout

Chris Kelly
Tuesday 23 July 19

The government’s Supply Chain Review makes no mention of a ban for the Chinese technology giant, clearing the way for Huawei to continue its 5G launch plans in the UK

The UK government has passed up the chance to ban Huawei from its 5G network rollout, following the release of its long-awaited Supply Chain Review. The UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, said that the government required more time to reach a full conclusion but was unwilling to ban Huawei at present. “The House [of Commons] will be particularly concerned, of course, with the position of the Chinese technology firm Huawei…

The UK government has passed up the chance to ban Huawei from its 5G network rollout, following the release of its long-awaited Supply Chain Review. The UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, said that the government required more time to reach a full conclusion but was unwilling to ban Huawei at present. “The House [of Commons] will be particularly concerned, of course, with the position of the Chinese technology firm Huawei…

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