Tuesday, 26 January 2021

“High-risk” or not, UK govt gives Huawei the go-ahead

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 28 January 20

Huawei will be allowed to contribute to non-core areas of the UK’s 5G networks

After months of uncertainty and political to-and-fro, the UK has today announced that it will allow Huawei to contribute to its 5G networks, following a deliberation by the National Security Council chaired by the PM.   The key outcomes of this decision are that Huawei will be excluded from all safety-related and safety-critical networks in national infrastructure; excluded from the core of the 5G network infrastructure; excluded from sensitive geographical areas, such as nuclear and military sites; and will be limited to a market share of 35% in the access network…

After months of uncertainty and political to-and-fro, the UK has today announced that it will allow Huawei to contribute to its 5G networks, following a deliberation by the National Security Council chaired by the PM.   The key outcomes of this decision are that Huawei will be excluded from all safety-related and safety-critical networks in national infrastructure; excluded from the core of the 5G network infrastructure; excluded from sensitive geographical areas, such as nuclear and military sites; and will be limited to a market share of 35% in the access network…

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