The UK has set out the security legislation that will enforce the ban on Huawei’s telecoms equipment, and it features some hefty penalties.
The Telecommunications Security Bill bans telcos from purchasing Huawei’s equipment from 2021. Huawei’s existing gear must be removed entirely from British networks by 2027.
Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said:
“We are investing billions to roll out 5G and gigabit broadband across the country, but the benefits can...