Boris Johnson set to grant Huawei access to UK’s future 5G telecom networks

The move is likely to have ramifications with the sharing of intelligence with the United States.

On Sunday, as per a report from the Sunday Times, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to grant China’s Huawei technologies Co Ltd access to the UK’s future 5G telecoms network.

According to senior government and security services sources, the UK is moving towards a decision that will see Huawei allowed access to the “non-contentious” parts of the network.

The move is likely to create differences with United States which has alleged that Huawei is essentially a front for Chinese intelligence agencies.


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