The Swedish equipment vendor is in pole position as the US-led campaign against Huawei gathers momentum.
Times are good for the top brass at the UK operator, but less rosy for the service provider's European workforce.
The UK's 5G service does not look like it is off to the flying start that 4G had several years ago.
He's misunderstood like Jesus was, and he needs all the help from heavenly forces he can get.
The latest US attack follows efforts by several European operators to cut their dependence on Huawei and poses the biggest threat so far to the Chinese vendor.