Things aren’t all bad news for Huawei. T-Mobile Poland confirmed that Huawei is the sole vendor supporting its 5G network.
Huawei's' chief financial officer who is also the daughter of the founder of Huawei, was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States. The reason for the arrest has not been disclosed.
Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung have all recently conducted tests of 5G networks based on the Non-Standalone 5G New Radio (NSA 5G NR) standard.
Swedish carrier Telia Company is the latest carrier to announce it has switched on a 5G network, with the help of Ericsson of course.
South Korea is the first nation in Asia to launch commercial 5G networks as KT, LG UPlus, and SK Telecom, switch on services.
The new deal comes hot on the heels of a $567 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB), bringing the total amount of publicly announced 5G financing to $851 million.