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Explainer: Securing the 5G future - what's the issue?

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Britain's plan to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies a restricted role in its next generation mobile networks is part of a heated international debate over the security risks so-called 5G technology presents.
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The UK will ignore US pressure to ban Huawei from its 5G network, 2 months before Trump's state visit

The UK will ignore US pressure to ban Huawei from its 5G network, 2 months before Trump's state visit

3 monthes ago   |   By Chron

Reuters
The UK will ban Chinese tech giant Huawei from providing crucial parts of its 5G network, but will allow it to supply "non-core" equipment, according to The Daily Telegraph .
Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly gave the order on Tuesday, although other ministers pushed for a complete ban on Huawei kit.
Huawei has been in a dogfight with the US over supplying next-generation 5G equipment, as the Trump administration has been lobbying allied countries to freeze Huawei out on security grounds.
The prime minister's decision comes two months before President Trump's state visit to the...
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UK gives Huawei an amber light to supply 5G

3 monthes ago   |   By Tech Crunch

The UK government will allow Huawei to be a supplier for some non-core parts of the country's 5G networks, despite concerns that the involvement of the Chinese telecoms vendor could pose a risk to national security. But it will be excluded from core parts of the networks, according to reports in national press.
The news of prime minister Theresa May's decision made during a meeting of the National Security Council yesterday was reported earlier by The Telegraph. The newspaper said multiple ministers raised concerns about her approach - including the Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary...
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