According to foreign media reports, Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister is considering to allow China’s Huawei to visit the “non-controversial” part of the UK’s future 5G telecommunications network.
The move can create a quarrel with the USA, which keeps claiming that Huawei is a threat to the United States’ home security and has banned the China-based smartphone giant.
Notably, the UK’s decision to participate in the 5G construction by Huawei was postponed earlier. In April of this year, Britain’s then Prime Minister Teresa May and the National Security Council had decided to allow Huawei to participate in the “non-critical part” of the UK’s 5G construction.
That happened after the publication of the telecommunications supply chain assessment report. But Teresa May resigned after that while Johnson took over, and eventually, the British decision on Huawei got postponed.
On August 27th, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) quoted the British Minister of Digitalization Nikki Morgan as saying:
“The UK will make a final decision on whether to allow Huawei to participate in the 5G network construction this fall.” Morgan further said, “We want to make the right decision; we must ensure that this will be a long-term decision to ensure the security of all networks.”
Germany is a big supporter of Huawei
Recently, the government of Germany erased the clause that eliminates Huawei from the latest security rules, allowing Huawei to enter the German 5G market. Understandably, the decision has even been threatened by the United States. And of course, the green light to Huawei in the UK further marks the bankruptcy of the US attempt to contain Huawei.
Not too long ago, to clean his firm’s image, Ren Zhengfei, CEO and founder of Huawei, once said:
“Huawei is 100% without a back door. We are willing to sign a no-back agreement to the countries around the world.”
Huawei profits increase despite USA propaganda
On October 16, 2019, Huawei released the third-quarter revenue report for the year. As per the official report, the Chinese smartphone giant made a total revenue of ¥610.8 billion in the first three quarters, which means a significant increase of 24.4% in a year, including shipments of 185 million smartphones, which is an increase of 26%.
As for the 5G business, Huawei has signed more than sixty 5G commercial contracts with the world’s leading operators, and more than 400K 5G Massive MIMO AAUs were sent to all parts of the world. As per the report, the production and supply of optical transmission, data communication, and IT had grown steadily.
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