Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology

UK will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G networks

  • Print Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars store

CNBC
April 24, 2019

The U.K. government will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G wireless networks, defying U.S. demands for a blanket ban on the Chinese tech giant.

Citing unnamed sources, The Daily Telegraph first reported that Britain’s National Security Council agreed on Tuesday to let Huawei provide “non-core” technology, like antennas, to the country’s mobile operators for the next-generation networks. The U.K. will not allow the Chinese firm to provide “core” technology, which includes software and other equipment that link primary internet connections, several media outlets reported.

In a statement to CNBC on Wednesday, a U.K. government spokesperson said, “National Security Council discussions are confidential. Decisions from those meetings are made and announced at the appropriate time through the established processes.”

“As part of our plans to provide world class digital connectivity, including 5G, we are conducting an evidence based review of the supply chain to ensure a diverse and secure supply base, now and into the future. This is a thorough review into a complex area and will report with its conclusions in due course,” the statement continued.

A U.K. decision to allow Huawei to build parts of the country’s new networks could set up a clash with key allies like the U.S. and Australia that have outright banned the company’s 5G equipment, citing concerns it could provide a backdoor for Chinese espionage.

Read more

This article was posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5:31 am





Infowars.com Videos:

FEATURED VIDEOS
The Truth About the 'ISIS Bride' See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Jussie Smollett is a Complete Idiot See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Rfi2O9yTCKI https://www.youtube.com/embed/NFYfqkrshp4

© 2019 PrisonPlanet.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.