Bowing to U.S. pressure, Britain plans to bar U.K. telecom companies from using Huawei’s equipment in the country’s fifth-generation mobile networks. The new policy, based on the view that Huawei’s equipment could be used by the Chinese government for espionage purposes, reverses the U.K. government’s earlier decision in January to allow Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The U.K. ban is another...
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