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A move against Huawei in Brazil
Telecom Italia has removed Chinese behemoth Huawei from a tender for 5G equipment for the core network it is preparing to build in Italy and Brazil, according to Reuters. Invited suppliers include Sweden’s Ericsson, Finland’s Nokia, and the U.S.’s Cisco, Mavenir, and Affirmed Networks (which was recently acquired by Microsoft).
What’s going on? Earlier this week, Italian newspaper La Reppublica said the country was...