UK Begins Ripping Out Chinese Communist Party-Linked Huawei From 5G Network.

The United Kingdom has started ripping out technology from Huawei – a Chinese Communist Party-linked telecommunications firm – from its 5G networks. The government is launching a seven-year and $700 million task of removing the company’s products, starting in the city of Hull. The country’s biggest network, BT Group Plc, will replace the technology with components from Nokia Oyj. “We were quite keen to pick one city area and do the whole of that, and make sure that we can really check that we’re not having an adverse impact on customer service,” BT Chief Technology Officer Howard Watson noted. “The