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Major Japanese information technology firm NEC Corp. will support the development of next-generation 5G wireless networks in the U.K., according to the British government.

The move came after the U.K. government said in July it will bar the use of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co.’s equipment from its high-speed network infrastructure due to security concerns, allowing NEC to serve as a possible alternative and strengthen its 5G business in Britain.

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