A ban on buying Huawei's 5G products starting in 2021 may have come too soon for open RAN or other non-Nordic alternatives.
Swedish vendor says it currently swaps about 100,000 mobile sites a year, more than twice the UK's installed base.
Service providers in the UK have this week raised lots of unanswered questions about the cost of a Huawei ban.
Threatening language by China's UK ambassador is inappropriate and overlooks the perilous nature of Huawei's current predicament.
The Chinese equipment maker faces a UK ban, according to press reports, because new US sanctions make it an even bigger risk.