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British Gov’t Grants Huawei Access to 5G roll-out
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British Gov’t Grants Huawei Access to 5G roll-out

The UK government has allowed Huawei to participate in parts of the country’s 5G network rollout. This is a setback for the Trump administration, which is trying to persuade its allies to block Huawei. The decision was made on Tuesday (Jan. 28) after a National Security Council meeting, chaired by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. According to an official statement from Victor Zhang, Vice-President of Huawei, “Huawei is reassured by the UK government’s confirmation that we can continue working with our customers to keep the 5G roll-out on track. This evidence-based decision will result in a more advanced, more secure and more cost-effective telecoms infrastructure that is fit for the future. It gives the UK access to world-leading technology and ensures a competitive market”, he remark...