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Huawei crackdown

France places de facto 5G ban on Huawei gear by 2028

Paris follows London and Washington in move to bar company

France plans to launch 5G service in cities this year but a nationwide rollout might be delayed because of the decision.   © Reuters

PARIS -- France has informed wireless operators of a de facto ban on using equipment from Huawei Technologies, according to multiple media reports, becoming the latest Western nation to block the Chinese company from its 5G infrastructure.

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