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Huawei crackdown

Huawei 5G dominance threatened in Southeast Asia

Region becomes battlefield as Singapore, Vietnam choose European rivals

With prices that undercut those of its competitors, Huawei has been expanding in Southeast Asia's 5G market.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Huawei Technologies faces increasing headwinds in the global race for 5G network equipment, with Singapore becoming the latest country that has partnered with European makers for the high-speed internet infrastructure.

Last month, the city-state's major telecom operators Singapore Telecommunications and StarHub-M1 consortium said that they had selected Sweden's Ericsson and Finland's Nokia, respectively, for the 5G network partners as they aim to start services next January.

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