A woman uses her phone as she walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China. File photo/Reuters
China's Huawei said on Wednesday it welcomed reports that Britain would allow limited use of its equipment in new 5G networks.
A security source said Britain will allow Huawei restricted access to non-core parts of the 5G network, but block it from all core parts of the system.
“We welcome reports that the UK government is moving towards allowing Huawei to help build the UK's 5G networks,” a spokesman said. “While we await a formal government announcement, we will continue work cooperatively with the government and the industry and their evidence-based approach to network security.”
China’s Huawei Technologies, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, reported a 25 per cent jump in 2018 net profit, buoyed by a solid performance in its home market and a booming smartphone Business.
US FedEx Corp on Friday again apologised and blamed Washington’s ban on Huawei for being “unclear” as Beijing deepened an investigation into why the delivery firm was holding up packages meant for the telecoms equipment maker.
China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting off supplies to telecoms giant Huawei.
Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration against the recent detention of scores of Papuan students,
The United States no longer has military primacy in the Pacific and could struggle to defend allies against China, a top Australian think tank has warned.
Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hundreds of them rejoiced. The Iron Curtain was passing into history.