A pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFEA pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFE
Robert Boxwell
Opinion

Opinion

Robert Boxwell

Trump must stand firm on Huawei to convince US allies to ban the Chinese company from their 5G networks

  • US allies who hesitate to keep Huawei out of their 5G networks are not only afraid of reprisals from Beijing but also find a Trump-sponsored policy a hard sell. Worse, they are unsure the US will be there for them when the dust settles

A pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFEA pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pedestrian walks past an ad displaying a 5G sign in London on January 29. The US has been putting pressure on its allies to ban the Chinese telecom giant from their 5G networks. Photo: EPA-EFE
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