Johnson says U.K. can square Huawei 5G role with security concerns

Business / Tech Jan 28, 2020

Johnson says U.K. can square Huawei 5G role with security concerns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday insisted the U.K. can have technological progress while preserving national security, as he prepared to approve a role for Chinese telecom giant Huawei in developing its 5G telecom network despite strong U.S. opposition. Johnson spoke after U.S. Secretary ...

U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

Business / Tech Jan 14, 2020

U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

British and American officials are meeting as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government prepares to decide on whether there's a future for Chinese equipment maker Huawei in the country's next-generation telecom networks, his spokesman said Monday. U.S. officials responsible for national security and telecommunications were ...

Telefoncia to reduce weight of Huawei in its 5G network

Business / Tech Dec 19, 2019

Telefoncia to reduce weight of Huawei in its 5G network

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica said Wednesday it would drastically reduce the amount of equipment it will buy from Huawei to build its 5G networks, amid concerns the firm could be used for Chinese espionage. Huawei equipment will be used during the "initial stages"¨of the deployment ...

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G roll-out

Business / Tech Dec 16, 2019

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G roll-out

Telenor reiterated on Sunday Huawei would be involved in building Norway's 5G network along with Ericsson, one of several companies to continue working with the Chinese company despite U.S. pressure. Still, on Friday, the head of Telenor Norway, Petter-Boerre Furberg, told Reuters that the operator ...