BT to use Ericsson gear for core of 5G network
British telecommunications provider BT will use equipment from Swedish manufacturer Ericsson for the core parts of its 5G network, with the dual-mode 5G core to be deployed on BT's network cloud.
The UK company will also use Ericsson gear to replace Huawei equipment in the core of its 4G network, in keeping with a decision it took when it acquired EE, a telco that was earlier known as Everything Everywhere, in 2016.
EE has used gear from China's Huawei since 2012. The British Governm...