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Canada’s Telus to launch 5G network, using Huawei gear: the Financial Post

FILE PICTURE: Telus Corporation is the sign, is shown in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

(Reuters) – Canadian telecom provider Telus Corp (T. TO) will have to make use of mobile phone Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd the equipment for the launch of a 5G network in the country later in the year, the company’s chief executive officer (ceo), Doug French, he told the Financial Post.

“We’re going to launch 5G by Huawei out of the gate,” He said in an interview with the Post, the Canadian telecom’s fourth-quarter earnings. (a little bit.m/31Qkktc)

Canada is the assessment of the impact on the safety and security of 5G networks, which allow the Smartphone to deliver 5G network technology.

He said the Message is that the company will continue to cooperate with the government in order to ensure that it meets all of the criteria are not met.

Telus on Thursday had warned of higher costs in connection with the setting up of a 5G wireless network, such as the Canadian government banned Huawei.

In the meantime, the U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and, with the help of Iran and the track of the protesters, in the latest action against the Chinese company.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is at this time in Canadian custody pending a decision on extradition to the United States of america.

Telus is not an immediate comment, while Huawei said it did not appear to respond to our customers.

Reporting Arundhati sarkar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila

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