Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for having “convinced many countries” including the UK not to use Huawei after Boris Johnson ordered a ban on the Chinese firm with the country’s 5G network.
The Government’s decision to strip Huawei equipment from its 5G network is about “trade”, not security, the Chinese company’s UK communications boss has said.
BT estimates that the cost of removing Huawei equipment from its 5G network can be absorbed within the £500 million set aside to comply with the original cap set by Government.
China has hit out at the Government’s decision to strip Huawei equipment from its 5G network, questioning whether the UK can provide a “fair” environment for business as tensions with Beijing deepened.
The UK’s decision to strip Huawei out of its 5G networks could lead to extra costs and disruption for mobile users, industry experts have warned.
Boris Johnson risked deepening tensions with Beijing after telecoms firms were ordered to strip Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment from 5G networks by 2027.
The Government has confirmed Huawei equipment is to be stripped out of the UK’s 5G infrastructure by 2027.
Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment will be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027, adding billions to the cost and delaying the delivery of the high-speed mobile network.
A decision over the future of Huawei in the UK is expected to be made public by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden on Tuesday.
Boris Johnson is set to bar the Chinese tech giant Huawei from playing any role in Britain’s 5G network, triggering a renewed clash with Beijing.
The boss of BT has warned that it would be “impossible” to strip Huawei products out of the UK’s telecommunications network within the next decade.
Mobile phone customers could face signal blackouts lasting several days if network operators are forced to rapidly remove Huawei equipment, MPs have been told.
Companies are being asked to share ideas on how 5G terrestrial and space technology could be used to support the UK’s logistics businesses.
Huawei has warned the UK it risks its position as a global leader in 5G technology if it blocks the firm’s involvement in network infrastructure because of US sanctions against the company.
Boris Johnson’s administration has been urged not to put relations with China on ice after the Asian powerhouse was accused of attempting to persuade influential individuals to support Huawei’s integration into the UK’s 5G network.
US sanctions on Huawei are likely to have a “significant impact” on the firm’s ability to play a role in the UK’s 5G network, the Culture Secretary has said.
The National Security Council will look at the conditions of Chinese tech giant Huawei being involved in the UK’s 5G rollout, a Cabinet minister has confirmed.
The UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network as soon as this year amid security concerns, according to reports.
Ministers have suggested that new US sanctions on Huawei could force it to rethink the company’s role within the UK’s 5G network.
Psychologists have discovered that people who believe in conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to 5G are more likely to feel justified to have a violent response towards the technology, amid a series of attacks on 5G phone masts.
Jeremy Corbyn’s brother is facing two charges of breaching lockdown rules after allegedly participating in conspiracy theorist demonstrations blaming coronavirus on the 5G network.
People who rely on social media for information about coronavirus are more likely to believe conspiracy theories and breach lockdown rules, according to a study.
Mobile network operator O2 has managed to launch its 5G service in 60 towns and cities across the UK.
Huawei has said it is committed to bringing better internet connections to all parts of the UK, as the Government reviews the Chinese firm’s role in the country’s infrastructure.
The United States is continuing to urge the UK to reconsider allowing Huawei to be a part of the country’s 5G network, with US politicians warning the issue could damage relations between the two countries.
Continuing to allow Huawei equipment to be used in the UK’s 5G network would create “some tensions” in the US’s ability to share sensitive intelligence, an American senator has warned.
EE has now switched on 5G in 80 cities and towns across the UK, as the network provider marks a year since launching the service.
The number of attacks on mobile phone masts has climbed to around 90 since the coronavirus lockdown began, the UK’s network trade body has revealed.
An arson investigation has been launched after a 5G mobile phone mast was torched.
The brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was one of 19 protesters arrested during a protest against the coronavirus lockdown.