UK concludes using Huawei in 5G is a manageable risk, report says

CNET | 2/17/2019 | Michelle Meyers
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Huawei is the world's No. 1 telecom supplier and No. 2 smartphone maker. Shown here is its Honor phone.

The British government has reportedly concluded that any risks from the use of Huawei equipment in its 5G networks can be mitigated.

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That determination was made by the UK's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), according to a Financial Times report Sunday citing two unnamed sources familiar the conclusion, which hasn't been made public.

The NCSC didn't immediately respond to a request for confirmation and comment.

Conclusion - US - State - Department - Efforts

The conclusion runs contrary US State Department efforts discouraging European countries preparing for the rollout of 5G -- the high-speed, next-generation networking technology -- from using equipment from made by the Chinese tech company. US officials have reportedly met with representatives of...
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