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Huawei gear must be gone from U.K.’s 5G networks by 2027

telecom | 07/14/2020 4:20 pm EDT

The U.K. government has ordered all Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. equipment be removed from the country’s 5G networks by 2027, after initially allowing the Chinese technology giant a limited role in the next generation of networks.  U.K. mobile providers are also banned from purchasing new Huawei equipment from Dec. 31, but are not required to remove Huawei equipment from their 2G, 3G or 4G networks.  British Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden told the House of Commons of the decision on Tuesday, stating it would delay the country’s 5G rollout by a year, adding that the cumulative cost...