Huawei urges UK to ‘reconsider’ 5G ban

By Wei Sheng

Huawei said Tuesday the UK’s decision to ban the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker from its 5G networks was “disappointing” and urged the country to “reconsider.”

Why it matters: The British government said that banning Huawei gear was…

Beijing taps telecoms data in search of Covid-19

By Shaun Ee

Beijing district officials confirmed that they are using data from mobile phone carriers to track individual movement during the city’s renewed Covid-19 outbreak, according to Xinhua News (in Chinese). Daxing District authorities told the official news…

‘Five Eyes’ look in different directions on Huawei

By Wei Sheng

New Zealand and Canada face a dilemma as the US pushes them to ban Huawei from telecoms networks, national security experts from Five Eyes countries said in an online discussion held by Canadian research organization Conference of Defence Associations …