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May 20, 2022 12:55 PM
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Canada Bans Huawei, ZTE From 5G, Ending Years-Long Impasse

Huawei’s NetEngine 8000 intelligent metro router sits on display at a 5G event in London. Photo: Bloomberg
Huawei’s NetEngine 8000 intelligent metro router sits on display at a 5G event in London. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government joined Canada’s closest intelligence allies in banning Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. from fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks.

The Chinese state-championed telecommunications firm poses a threat to Canada’s national security, Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Thursday, confirming an earlier Bloomberg News report. ZTE Corp. equipment will also be prohibited. 

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