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Huawei crackdown

Nokia hopes for slice of 5G pie on Huawei's home turf

Finnish company suffers negative impact of U.S.-China tensions

China Mobile promotes its 5G services at the World Internet Conference in Zhejiang province last October. China has invested huge amounts in 5G infrastructure.

LONDON -- Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia is stepping up efforts to expand its market share in China where it has struggled to secure a foothold.

Despite years of operation, Nokia has not managed to crack the Chinese market and it now hopes a new CEO, Pekka Lundmark, will push the company's plans forward in one of the largest, and yet most competitive, markets in the world.

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