UK Could Ban Huawei From 5G Rollout After All

The UK looks set to backflip on an earlier decision and join Australia and others in banning Huawei from its 5G mobile phone networks.

Huawei was banned from participating in the rollout of 5G mobile networks by the Australian government in 2018.

New Zealand, Japan, Taiwan, and the United States followed the lead. Reports in the UK, including a front-page story in The Telegraph, said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson would soon announce a ban on Huawei that could be enacted by the end of the year.

The Sunday edition of the Daily Mail also reported the National Cyber Security Centre had been instructed to review the situation.

The UK’s Government Communications Headquarters is believed to have reassessed the risks posed by using Huawei’s technology and decided there are some.

The UK had previously allowed Huawei to have a limited role in the construction of 5G networks.

Full Content: Telegraph

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