UK bans new Huawei 5G kit installation from September 2021

UK bans new Huawei 5G kit installation from September 2021

The UK government has asked the telecoms providers must stop installing the new Huawei 5G kit after September 2021. This directive is part of the plan to purge the Chinese firm’s equipment from high speed mobile networks.

The digital secretary, Oliver Dowden has set out a roadmap to remove high-risk vendors ahead of the telecommunications (security) bill combing before parliament.

The government has also announced a new strategy to diversify the 5G supply chain, consisting of an initial 250 million pound investment, establishment of new research facilities and, trials in collaboration with Japanese firm NEC.

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