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Suppliers & SCM

Digital Procurement Garage: BT gets new canary for supply chain risks

Macro risk consultancy PRISM joins BT’s fledgling Digital Procurement Garage. Another symbol of how global trade tensions and COVID‑19 have given telcos major supply chain resilience jitters. First non-UK member.

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Network & Infrastructure

Germany makes Huawei wait

A decision on Chinese vendors’ involvement in German 5G deployment sees another delay, and is now (tentatively) expected for September 2020. Huawei security concerns remain central to opposition, with operators forced to make hedge their bets in the meantime.