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UK govt publishes 5G supply chain diversification strategy

Monday 30 November 2020 | 10:54 CET | News
The UK government has published its 5G supply chain diversification strategy, designed to reduce the country's reliance on Chinese technology Huawei, which has been designated a high risk vendor.

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