Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Huawei survives Tory rebel vote

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 11 March 20

Thirty-six rebels voted to phase out Huawei entirely from the UK’s 5G networks, but this was not enough to topple the government majority

Last night’s vote will have seen Huawei breath a sigh of relief, as the Boris Johnson’s government defeated a Conservative faction seeking to ban the Chinese vendor outright from UK 5G networks.    Led by former Tory leader Ian Duncan Smith, the group sought to amend the government’s decision back in January that Huawei be restricted from the core of 5G networks and limited to a 35% market share…

Last night’s vote will have seen Huawei breath a sigh of relief, as the Boris Johnson’s government defeated a Conservative faction seeking to ban the Chinese vendor outright from UK 5G networks.    Led by former Tory leader Ian Duncan Smith, the group sought to amend the government’s decision back in January that Huawei be restricted from the core of 5G networks and limited to a 35% market share…

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