U.K. to Ban Huawei From 5G Networks Amid China Tensions

U.K. to Ban Huawei From 5G Networks Amid China Tensions

LONDON—The British government said it would bar telecom companies from purchasing new equipment made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co. for their 5G networks in a further sign of the deteriorating relations between Beijing and the West.

The sharp about-face by the U.K.—only six months ago it said it could manage the risks of Huawei’s presence in 5G—was a direct consequence of new U.S. sanctions on Huawei, the government said. It marks a significant victory for the U.S. policy and is likely to increase pressure on other countries…

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