The UK is poised to end the use of Huawei technology in its 5G network as soon as this year over security concerns, according to reports.
Boris Johnson is set for a major policy change after GCHQ is believed to have reassessed the risks posed by the Chinese company, The Sunday Telegraph said.
The prime minister decided in January to allow Huawei to play a limited role in the UK’s 5G network as he defied security concerns, particularly from the US, about the firm.
But a study set to be presented to Mr Johnson this week will declare that US sanctions on Huawei will force the company to use technology that is “untrusted”, reports say.
A report by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre has decided the US sanctions barring Huawei from using technology relying