Lord Livingston to lead government’s search for Huawei 5G alternatives null

The government has confirmed that former BT CEO Lord Ian Livingston will chair a new taskforce that will devise strategies to diversify the UK’s telecoms equipment supply chain.

Lord Livingston, who was at BT when it handed Huawei its first major European contract back in 2005, will lead a panel that includes figures in the telecoms industry, cybersecurity and academia.