Mobile phone customers could face signal blackouts lasting several days if network operators are forced to rapidly remove Huawei equipment, MPs have been told.
Lawyers have written to UK phone companies urging them to review their ties with Chinese communications giant Huawei over allegations the firm is linked to human rights abuses.
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.
A ban of social media app TikTok in the UK is “plausible” but “less likely” than in some other countries, an industry expert has said.
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.
China has been accused of trying to persuade influential individuals to support Huawei’s integration into the UK’s 5G network.
Downing Street is reviewing its extradition agreement with Hong Kong as Beijing accused the UK of a “gross interference” in Chinese affairs after the imposition of a restrictive security law.
Beijing has accused ministers of a “gross interference into China’s internal affairs” by offering Hong Kong residents a route to citizenship over a controversial national security law.
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.
Ministers have suggested that new US sanctions on Huawei could force it to rethink the company’s role within the UK’s 5G network.
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.
Huawei has accused the United States of damaging the global technology industry and targeting individual companies after it extended trading restrictions placed on the Chinese firm.
China’s commerce ministry says it will take “all necessary measures” in response to new US restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei’s ability to use American technology.
A temporary licence allowing Huawei to continue limited transactions with American firms hangs in the balance, after the US government warned the latest extension may be its last.
Huawei has been barred from fully using Android for at least another 12 months, after Donald Trump extended his executive order banning US firms from working with companies deemed a national security risk.
Plans have been submitted to install communications infrastructure on several streets in Aberdeen.
Chinese hi-tech company Huawei has defended its role in the development of 5G in the UK.
Huawei has launched its new flagship smartphones despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic.
The lack of access to Google apps will make buying a Huawei phone an “issue” for many, an industry expert has said.
Huawei has unveiled a new version of its foldable smartphone, which is set to be released outside mainland China for the first time.
Donald Trump’s chief of staff has spoken to senior Government officials about the UK’s decision to allow Huawei into 5G networks, despite the White House’s warnings.
Boris Johnson is coming under renewed pressure from key British allies over his controversial decision to give Chinese tech giant Huawei a role in building the UK’s 5G network.
The London School of Economics (LSE) is reportedly in talks with Huawei over the Chinese company funding a three-year study on its “leadership” in the development of 5G technology.
Huawei has confirmed its first smartphone made without access to Google apps will be released in the UK later this month.
Boris Johnson’s decision to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei a role in Britain’s 5G network could threaten a post Brexit trade deal between the UK and America, US vice president Mike Pence has indicated.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he is “confident” that Britain and the US can work through their differences over Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Boris Johnson will meet with the US secretary of state as transatlantic tensions simmer over the decision to allow a Chinese tech giant to take part in Britain’s 5G roll-out.