An engineer checks 5G equipment undergoing trials in London, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral, in March. Photo: Bloomberg
An engineer checks 5G equipment undergoing trials in London, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral, in March. Photo: Bloomberg
Huawei

Decision on Huawei role in Britain’s 5G delayed until after UK general election

  • National vote expected on December 12 means decision on Chinese telecoms giant unlikely before 2020
  • With Washington seeking to stop other governments from using Huawei equipment in 5G networks, firm has become lightning rod for tensions between US and Europe

An engineer checks 5G equipment undergoing trials in London, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral, in March. Photo: Bloomberg
An engineer checks 5G equipment undergoing trials in London, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral, in March. Photo: Bloomberg
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