For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Huawei’s involvement in 5G is arguably the most fraught decision he has faced in his almost four years as leader. Photo: AP

Huawei likely faces 5G ban in Canada, security experts say – but the trick will be how and when to announce it

  • Analysts and former diplomats doubt Huawei will be allowed a role in Canada’s next-generation networks, but China’s ambassador warns of repercussions if the firm is banned
  • Any decision by PM Justin Trudeau could be delayed as long as possible to avoid jeopardising Canadians who are held in China
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For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Huawei’s involvement in 5G is arguably the most fraught decision he has faced in his almost four years as leader. Photo: AP
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Huawei was reportedly the target of a sting operation by the FBI. Photo: AFP

FBI ‘ran sting against Huawei in new technology theft case’

  • Bloomberg Businessweek said the operation involved Akhan Semiconductor, a US start-up with new glass for smartphone screens
  • Investigators were said to have asked an Akhan executive to record a conversation with Huawei officials at last month’s electronics trade show in Las Vegas
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Huawei was reportedly the target of a sting operation by the FBI. Photo: AFP
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