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UK's full-fiber 2025 target in doubt as Huawei ban, Covid-19 hamper rollout, minister says

By Jakub Krupa
  • 20 Oct 2020 11:20
  • 20 Oct 2020 11:32
The UK government's "ambitious" 2025 target for deploying full-fiber and gigabit-capable broadband across the country was put in question today, after the digital infrastructure minister told lawmakers it was made "somewhat more difficult" as a result of the pandemic and the decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network infrastructure.

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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