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Dec 28, 2018 05:33 AM
BUSINESS & TECH

U.K. Defense Secretary Voices ‘Grave’ Concerns over Huawei

Huawei faces several setbacks globally to introducing its 5G technology and equipment. Photo: VCG
Huawei faces several setbacks globally to introducing its 5G technology and equipment. Photo: VCG

Britain’s Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson voiced “grave” concerns over the role of Huawei Technologies in the U.K. rollout of the next-generation wireless telecom network, according to the British newspaper The Telegraph.

Williamson joined a chorus of officials in several countries pushing back against the Chinese telecom giant. The secretary said during a visit to Ukraine Wednesday that the British government has cybersecurity concerns about Huawei’s involvement in the U.K.’s fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless infrastructure.

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