LIVE News Updates: Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks - The Economic Times

Wireless carriers in Canada won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks, the Canadian government said, joining allies in banning the giant Chinese technology company.Canada had been the only member of the Five Eyes intelligence-pooling alliance not to bar or restrict use of equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in its 5G networks. The US and the other members — Britain, Australia and New Zealand — previously banned Huawei.“We are announcing our intention to prohibit the inclusion of Huawei and ZTE products and services in Canada’s telecommunications systems,” Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne said.Canada’s ban also includes ZTE Corp., one of China’s biggest tech companies and one that is state-owned.

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