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BT to take £500m hit from Huawei decision

BT to take £500m hit from Huawei decision

The government’s decision to restrict Huawei’s involvement in UK 5G networks could set BT (BT.A) back £500m over five years. This comes after Westminster revealed that ‘high risk’ vendors (namely the Chinese firm) will be allowed to supply elements of the country’s fifth-generation mobile infrastructure, but will be excluded from the sensitive ‘core’ parts of the network. Such vendors will also be kept out of sensitive locations such as military bases – and, there will be a 35 per cent cap on access to non-sensitive parts of the network.

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