Huawei ban: Australia becomes increasingly isolated among Five Eyes partners if UK includes Chinese firm in 5G network

Despite US calls for a boycott of Huawei technology within the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance, leaked discussions from the UK’s National Security Council have indicated a willingness to permit the Chinese telecoms giant’s involvement in “non-essential” parts of the country’s new 5G infrastructure.The US has urged other Five Eyes members – the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia – to exclude Huawei from the construction of new telecommunications networks, claiming the company could…