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UK to Huawei limited access to 5G networks: Telegraph

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign of Huawei at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia 2018 in Shanghai, China, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will allow chinese Huawei Technologies limited access to the next generation of the mobile network, better known as 5G, the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday, without mention of sources.

Britain’s National Security Council, chaired by the prime Minister, Theresa May, agreed to with Huawei access to the “noncore” portions of the 5G mobile infrastructure such as antennas, despite the anxiety among her ministers, the newspaper said.

Huawei is already present in great Britain existing noncore mobile network.

Officials in the United States and beyond, a still larger public in voicing concerns that Huawei equipment could be used by Beijing for espionage or sabotage, in particular, operators move to 5G networks.

Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Tom Brown

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