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Canada, isolated over Huawei 5G, is studying British decision – Source Reuters Tech News

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada, the only member of an elite intelligence-sharing network yet to decide whether to allow the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd 5G technology, on Tuesday said it was studying Britain’s decision not to ban the Chinese telecoms giant from the West’s next-generation communications.

FILE PHOTO: An attendee wears a badge strip with the logo of Huawei and a sign for 5G at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing, China November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

Britain announced the firm could have a limited role in 5G mobile networks, resisting pressure from Washington. Huawei’s involvement will be capped at 35% and it will be excluded from the sensitive core, where data is processed.

“Those are the solutions that are being examined,” Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains told reporters when asked about Britain’s steps.

“I’m not going to jump to any conclusion of what that solution may look like vis-a-vis core and non-core.”

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