To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate he has made of the cost of removing Huawei from Openreach's fixed network (a) as part of a new fibre to home network and (b) to be replaced by another fibre to the cabinet.
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.