Technology Major setback for US as France won't ban Huawei from 5G network Updated : February 13, 2020 06:36 PM IST 5G stands for fifth-generation, the latest in cellular mobile communications offering vastly higher speeds which could unlock a variety of new applications. Britain last month allowed the use of Huawei equipment it is 5G networks, but excluded the Chinese firm from "sensitive" core infrastructure. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.