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TPG ceases mobile network rollout following Huawei equipment ban

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | 10:52 CET | News
Australian operator TPG Telecom has announced that, "due to factors outside TPG control, it has decided to cease the rollout of its mobile network in Australia". Since the announcement of its mobile network strategy in April 2017, TPG has been designing and implementing a mobile network based mainly on small cell architecture. The principal equipment vendor selected for use in the network was Huawei. The Chinese vendor was selected to power TPG's upgrade to 5G. However, in light of the Australian government's announcement in August 2018 that it would prohibit the use of Huawei equipment in 5G

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei / TPG
Countries: Australia
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