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Vodafone says implementing Huawei restrictions could take 5 years – Source CNET Internet News

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Vodafone’s CEO said removing Huawei equipment from core European networks will cost about 200 million euros.

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In the wake of the UK and Europe approving Huawei to take part in 5G next generation wireless rollouts with some restrictions, Vodafone has given us an idea how long it’ll take to remove the controversial Chinese company’s equipment from its core networks.

“This will take around five years to implement at a cost of approximately 200 million euros (around $220 million),” CEO Nick Read told reporters on Wednesday, according to Reuters.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson approved Huawei for 5G last week, with the caveat that it should be excluded from building core parts of the country’s 5G networks….

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