Huawei responds to the 5G ban:disappointing! This will reduce the level of British development
For the decision made by the United Kingdom to ban Huawei from participating in the country’s 5G construction, Huawei said that this is bad news for all mobile phone users in the United Kingdom. Instead of”increasing”, it will reduce the development of the United Kingdom. Level, it will urge the British government to reconsider this decision. It also claimed that the new US regulatory measures will not affect the resilience and safety of the products it provides to the United Kingdom.
The British government made a decision on Tuesday local time, the country’s mobile service provider was banned from purchasing new Huawei 5G equipment after December 31 this year, and must also be removed from them by 2027 Remove all Huawei 5G devices from the network. The British Minister of Digitalization, Culture, Media and Sports (Oliver Dowden) announced the decision to the House of Commons.
Huawei UK spokesman Edward Brewster said:”This decision is a disappointment, and it is for all mobile phone users in the UK. It’s all bad news. This may cause the UK to fall into the slow lane of digital development, increase consumer spending on communications, and deepen the digital divide. This move will not only’raise’, but will reduce the level of development in the UK. We urge The government has reconsidered this decision. We are confident that the new US regulatory measures will not affect the resilience and safety of the products we provide to the United Kingdom.”
He pointed out in a statement that he regrets Huawei’s The future development of Britain is politicized, this move stems from US trade policy, not security issues. Over the past 20 years, Huawei has focused on building better network connections in the UK. As a responsible company, the company will continue to provide support to customers as always.
“We will carefully examine the impact of today’s statement on our future UK business and communicate with the UK government to clarify how we will continue to help the UK build better network connections.” He said.
Previously, major UK operators have opposed the exclusion of Huawei from the country’s 5G construction in the open. They believe that completely stripping Huawei’s wireless access network equipment may require”billions of dollars” and will greatly delay the UK’s 5G progress.
This opposition has even come from outside the information and communication industry. Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the UK’s largest business organization, the Industry Federation (CBI), issued a warning last month, saying that measures restricting Huawei’s participation in 5G construction may “harm” economic recovery. She pointed out that”Huawei has always been an important factor in the promotion of 5G applications, which will become an important part of our economic recovery.”
Huawei released its operating results for the first half of 2020 on the evening of July 13th. In the first half of the year, it achieved sales revenue of RMB 454 billion (C114 Note:approximately US$ 64.2 billion), a year-on-year increase of 13.1%, and a net profit margin 9.2%. Among them, operator business revenue was 159.6 billion yuan, enterprise business revenue was 36.3 billion yuan, and consumer business revenue was 255.8 billion yuan, both of which were up from the same period last year.
Huawei pointed out in a press release that in the face of a complex external environment, open cooperation and mutual trust in the global industrial chain are becoming increasingly important. Regardless of the difficulties encountered, the company will strive to fulfill its obligations with customers and suppliers, continue to strive for survival and development, and contribute to the development of the global digital economy and technology. (C114 Communication Network Jiang Junmu)