23-Aug-18, Asia Times

China's efforts to export 5G technology across the globe took a hit after an Australian review of potential risks posed by allowing Chinese telecom giant Huawei to provide equipment. Australia decided to close the door to the company, and Beijing made it clear it was not happy about it.

Huawei banned from Australia 5G (c) AFP

Image: AFP

The move signals that Australia is aligned with the United States on the issue, sharing the view that China's telecommunications firms' government links pose a threat to national security.

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