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Telecommunications: Huawei

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 130735, tabled on 16 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2020 to Question 124751, when he plans to publish details on the removal of Huawei equipment from the fixed network.

Answered on

11 January 2021

The Government is reaching the end of a technical consultation with operators to understand their supply chain alternatives to Huawei in full fibre networks.

The consultation is not considering the removal and replacement of Huawei in full fibre networks.

Information gathered as part of the consultation is commercially sensitive.

The Secretary of State will announce the outcome in due course.

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