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US: Huawei 5G would be ‘madness’ for UK

On Monday, a US delegation presented the UK with new evidence of the security risks posed by Chinese technology firm Huawei. The delegation, which sought to pressure the UK government into banning the construction of Huawei 5G infrastructure, was led by US Deputy National Security Adviser Matt Pottinger. The technical …

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US officials will visit UK to push Huawei 5G ban

A delegation of US officials are traveling to the UK in an effort to persuade Britain against using Huawei equipment in the country’s upcoming 5G network. The UK is expected to make its final decision on how to deploy Huawei’s equipment in its future 5G networks later this month and …

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Vodafone expands 5G coverage to three new UK cities

Vodafone has unveiled a landmark moment in its UK 5G coverage as it brings high-speed connectivity to even more areas. The operator first launched its 5G network last July, and the latest arrivals include Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds, all of which Vodafone says have seen mobile data usage grow by …

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US makes ‘final push’ in UK 5G Huawei ban bid

The US government is reportedly set to make one last attempt to influence the UK’s decision on whether Huawei can play a role in the rollout of 5G. According to Reuters, US Secretary of Sate Mike Pompeo is expected to hold talks with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in Washington later …

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O2 5G is now available in 20 UK cities

O2’s 5G network is now available in 20 major UK towns and cities, fulfilling a pledge to cover a score of locations before the end of 2019. The operator switched on its first 5G masts in October, covering the four UK capitals – Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London – as …

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