BT dismantles Huawei equipment from its main 4G – 3DNews network


The British telecommunications company BT Group Plc will remove the Chinese Huawei Technologies equipment from its main 4G network in the next two years, according to the Financial Times report.

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The resource also writes that with this step BT will guide its mobile activity. in accordance with internal policies aimed at eliminating the use of the equipment of a Chinese company in its telecommunications infrastructure.

BT also excluded Huawei's participation in tenders for the supply of equipment for its 5G network.

In November, the Wall Street Journal reported that the US government is trying to convince mobile operators and Internet service providers in countries with which it collaborates to abandon the use of Chinese Huawei equipment. Later, New Zealand blocked the possibility of using Huawei equipment for 5G networks to one of the major telecommunications operators Spark New Zealand, citing a threat to national security.

At the beginning of this year, Australia banned delivery of Huawei's 5G equipment, explaining this decision with security risks.

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